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And what does that matter, if I should satisfy you?

Not at all; since it is your wish, answer.


Then I ask you, if Gorgias chanced to be skilled in the same art as his brother Herodicus, what should we be justified in calling him? What we call his brother, should we not?


Then we should make a right statement if we described him as a doctor.


And if he were expert in the same art as Aristophon, son of Aglaophon, or his brother,1 what name should we rightly give him?

1 Polygnotus, the famous painter who decorated public buildings in Athens from about 470 B.C.

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