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[20] I like the answer that is attributed to the Persian. The king, you know, had happened on a good horse, and wanted to fatten him as speedily as possible. So he asked one who was reputed clever with horses what is the quickest way of fattening a horse. “The master's eye,” replied the man. I think we may apply the answer generally, Socrates, and say that the master's eye in the main does the good and worthy work.’”


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