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[490e] in regard to these, and best, should have some advantage. Perhaps the shoemaker should walk about in the biggest shoes and wear the largest number.

Shoes—what have they to do with it? You keep on drivelling.

Well, if you do not mean things of that sort, perhaps you mean something like this: a farmer, for instance, who knows all about the land and is highly accomplished in the matter, should perhaps have an advantage in sharing the seed, and have the largest possible amount of it for use on his own land.

How you keep repeating the same thing, Socrates!

Yes, and not only that, Callicles, but on the same subjects too.

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