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[489a] than be wronged? Is that so, or not? And mind you are not caught this time in a bashful fit. Is it, or is it not, the opinion of the many that to have oneÕs equal share, and not more than others, is just, and that it is fouler to wrong than be wronged? Do not grudge me an answer to this, Callicles, so that—if I find you agree with me—I may then have the assurance that comes from the agreement of a man so competent to decide.

Well, most people do think so.

Then it is not only by convention that doing wrong is fouler than suffering it, and having oneÕs equal share is just,

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    • R. G. Bury, The Symposium of Plato, 199B
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