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[489b] but by nature also: and therefore it looks as though your previous statement was untrue, and your count against me incorrect, when you said that convention and nature are opposites and that I, forsooth, recognizing that, am an unscrupulous debater, turning to convention when the assertion refers to nature, and to nature when it refers to convention.

Callicles
What an inveterate driveller the man is! Tell me, Socrates, are you not ashamed to be word-catching at your age,


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