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21-29. Euthydemus is made to confess that he does not know what he thought he knew. Socrates, having destroyed the young man's selfconfidence, impresses on him the importance of self-knowledge; and, by a series of searching questions, brings him to see and confess how sadly he needs this knowledge.

21. ὃς ἂν μηδέποτε τὰ αὐτὰ περὶ τῶν αὐτῶν λέγῃ: a fault frequently committed by Euthydemus in the preceding portion of the dialogue. Cf. Plato Gorg. 491 B, C.

φράζων: describing.

λογισμὸν τὸν αὐτόν: one and the same calculation.δῆλος, ὅτι οἶδεν: see on οὐ λανθάνεις με, ὅτι iii. 5. 24.

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