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And if good, profitable; for all good things are profitable, are they not?


So virtue is profitable?

That must follow from what has been admitted.

Then let us see, in particular instances, what sort of things they are that profit us. Health, let us say, and strength, and beauty, and wealth—these and their like we call profitable, do we not?


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