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[15] However, as the body is not rigid, but now bent, now straight, how can tight breastplates fit?”

“They can't.”

“You mean that the good fits are not the tight ones, but those that don't chafe the wearer?”

“That is your own meaning, Socrates, and you have hit the right nail on the head.”

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