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[298c] and pretending that I was talking sense when I was not.

What man is that?

Socrates, the son of Sophroniscus, who would no more permit me to say these things carelessly without investigation than to say that I know what I do not know.

But certainly I also, now that you have mentioned it, think that this about the laws is something different.

Not too fast, Hippias; for very likely we have fallen into the same perplexity about the beautiful in which we were a while ago, although we think we have found another way out.

What do you mean by that, Socrates?

I will tell you what presents itself to me, if perhaps there may be some sense in it.

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