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[430d] since we are friends, let me state my position. I call that kind of assignment in the case of both imitations paintings and names—correct, and in the case of names not only correct, but true; and the other kind, which gives and applies the unlike imitation, I call incorrect and, in the case of names, false.

Cratylus
But it may be, Socrates, that this incorrect assignment is possible in the case of paintings, and not in the case of names,


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