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[347e] even though they may drink a great deal of wine. And so a gathering like this of ours, when it includes such men as most of us claim to be, requires no extraneous voices, not even of the poets, whom one cannot question on the sense of what they say; when they are adduced in discussion we are generally told by some that the poet thought so and so, and by others, something different, and they go on arguing about a matter which they are powerless to determine. No, this sort of meeting is avoided by men of culture,


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    • James A. Towle, Commentary on Plato: Protagoras, 309b
    • James A. Towle, Commentary on Plato: Protagoras, 329a
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    • James A. Towle, Commentary on Plato: Protagoras, 349d
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