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[341a] beginning either in the time of Simonides or even earlier. But you, so skilled in many other things, appear to be unskilled in this, and lack the skill that I can boast because I am a disciple of the great Prodicus; and so now I find you do not understand that perhaps Simonides did not conceive “hard” in the way that you conceive it—just as, in the case of “awful,” Prodicus here corrects me each time I use the word in praising you or someone else; when I say, for instance, that


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    • James A. Towle, Commentary on Plato: Protagoras, 309a
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    • James A. Towle, Commentary on Plato: Protagoras, 343e
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