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[351c] and unpleasantly, bad?

Yes, he said, if one lived in the enjoyment of honorable things.

But, Protagoras, will you tell me you agree with the majority in calling some pleasant things bad and some painful ones good? I mean to say—Are not things good in so far as they are pleasant, putting aside any other result they may have; and again, are not painful things in just the same sense bad—in so far as they are painful?

I cannot tell, Socrates, he replied, whether I am to answer, in such absolute fashion as that of your question,

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    • James A. Towle, Commentary on Plato: Protagoras, 334a
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    • J. Adam, A. M. Adam, Commentary on Plato, Protagoras, CHAPTER XXXV
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    • William Watson Goodwin, Syntax of the Moods and Tenses of the Greek Verb, Chapter IV
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