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[515d] Pericles and Cimon and Miltiades and Themistocles.

Yes, I do.

Then if they were good, clearly each of them was changing the citizens from worse to better. Was this so, or not?


So when Pericles began to speak before the people, the Athenians were worse than when he made his last speeches?


Not “perhaps,” as you say, excellent sir; it follows of necessity from what we have admitted,

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