[290a] and only slightly inferior to that. The sorcerer's art is the charming of snakes and tarantulas and scorpions and other beasts and diseases, while the other is just the charming and soothing of juries, assemblies, crowds, and so forth. Or does it strike you differently? I asked.No, it appears to me, he replied, to be as you say.Which way then, said I, shall we turn now? What kind of art shall we try?For my part, he said, I have no suggestion.Why, I think I have found it myself, I said.What is it? said Cleinias.
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