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[490d] I refer to something different.

Then tell me, do you call the wiser better? Yes or no?

Yes, I do.

But do you not think the better should have a larger share?

Yes, but not of food and drink.

I see; of clothes, perhaps; and the ablest weaver should have the largest coat, and go about arrayed in the greatest variety of the finest clothes?

What have clothes to do with it?

Well, shoes then; clearly he who is wisest

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