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[20d] or imperfect?

The most perfect of all things, surely, Socrates.

Well, and is the good sufficient?

Of course; so that it surpasses all other things in sufficiency.

And nothing, I should say, is more certain about it than that every intelligent being pursues it, desires it, wishes to catch and get possession of it, and has no interest in anything in which the good is not included.

There is no denying that.

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