[287d] because you discern that you ought not to.What nonsense you talk, he said, instead of answering as you should. Come, good sir, do as I bid you and answer, since you confess to my wisdom.Well then, I must obey, I said, and of necessity, it seems; for you are the master here. Now for your question.Then tell me, do things that “intend” have life when they intend, or do lifeless things do it too?Only those that have life.Now do you know any phrase that has life?Upon my soul, I do not.
This text is part of:
Table of Contents:
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 United States License.
An XML version of this text is available for download, with the additional restriction that you offer Perseus any modifications you make. Perseus provides credit for all accepted changes, storing new additions in a versioning system.