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Well, will the rhapsode know better than the doctor what sort of thing a ruler of a sick man should say?

Not in that case either.

But he will know the sort for a slave, you say?


For instance, if the slave is a cowherd, you say the rhapsode will know what the other should say to pacify his cows when they get fierce, but the cowherd will not?

That is not so.

Well, the sort of thing that a woman ought to say—a spinning-woman—about the working of wool?

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