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[309c]

Friend
Why, what can have happened between you and him? Something serious! For surely you did not find anyone else of greater beauty there,—no, not in our city.

Socrates
Yes, of far greater.

Friend
What do you say? One of our people, or a foreigner?

Socrates
A foreigner.

Friend
Of what city?

Socrates
Abdera.

Friend
And you found this foreigner so beautiful that he appeared to you of greater beauty than the son of Cleinias?

Socrates
Why, my good sir, must not the wisest appear more beautiful?

Friend
Do you mean it was some wise man that you met just now?


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