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[195a] either in war or in anything else.

How strangely he talks, Socrates!

What is it that makes you say that, Laches?

What is it? Why, surely wisdom is distinct from courage.

Well, Nicias denies that.

He does indeed, to be sure: that is where he just babbles.

Then let us instruct and not abuse him.

No, it seems to me, Socrates, that Laches wants to have it proved that I am talking nonsense, because he was proved

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