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[342a] as you put it,1 in the matter of verses; though if you would rather, I will hear your account.

When Protagoras heard me say this—As you please, Socrates, he said; then Prodicus and Hippias strongly urged me, and the rest of them also.

Well then, I said, I will try to explain to you my own feeling about this poem. Now philosophy is of more ancient and abundant growth in Crete and Lacedaemon than in any other part of Greece,

1 cf. Plat. Prot. 339a above.

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