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[516b] of any animal whatever a bad one, if he turns out the creature he received tame so much wilder than he found it? Do you, or do you not?

Callicles
Certainly I do, to oblige you.

Socrates
Then oblige me still further by answering this: is man also one of the animals, or not?

Callicles
Of course he is.

Socrates
And Pericles had charge of men?

Callicles
Yes.

Socrates
Well now, ought they not, as we admitted this moment, to have been made by him more just instead of more unjust,


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