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[6] Many others besides myself blame the sophists of our generation—philosophers I will not call them —because the wisdom they profess consists of words and not of thoughts.

I am well aware that someone, perhaps one of this set,1 will say that what is well and methodically written2 is not well and methodically written—for hasty and false censure will come easily to them.

1 i.e., a sophist. But the text of what follows is open to suspicion.

2 ἐγνωσμένα, “thought,” would be a great improvement on γεγραμμένα, “written.”

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