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[7] But what about you, Critobulus?” he continued. “What do you take greates pride in?”

“In beauty,” he replied.

“What?” exclaimed Socrates. “Are you too going to be able to maintain that you can make us better, and by means of your beauty?”

“Why, otherwise, it is clear enough that I shall cut but an indifferent figure.”1

1 Critobulus seems to imply that beauty is his only resource.

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