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[474c]

Socrates
Then will you answer?

Polus
To be sure I will, for indeed I am eager to know what on earth you will say.

Socrates
Well then, so that you may know, tell me, just as though I were asking you all over again, which of the two seems to you, Polus, to be the worse—doing wrong or suffering it?

Polus
Suffering it, I say.

Socrates
Now again, which is fouler—doing wrong or suffering it? Answer.

Polus
Doing it.

Socrates
And also more evil, if fouler.

Polus
Not at all.

Socrates
I see: you hold, apparently, that fair


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