[354e] than those which I mention when you call being pained good, you can tell it us; but you never can.Truly spoken, said Protagoras.Once more then, I proceeded; if you were to ask me, my friends, Now why on earth do you speak at such length on this point, and in so many ways? I should reply, Forgive me: in the first place, it is not easy to conclude what it is that you mean when you say “overcome by pleasures”; and secondly, on this point hang all our conclusions. But it is still quite possible to retract, if you can somehow contrive to say that
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