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[449e]

Socrates
What kind of speech, Gorgias? Do you mean that which shows sick people by what regimen they could get well?

Gorgias
No.

Socrates
Then rhetoric is not concerned with all kinds of speech.

Gorgias
No, I say.

Socrates
Yet it does make men able to speak.

Gorgias
Yes.

Socrates
And to understand also the things about which they speak.

Gorgias
Of course.


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