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Not at all, being the man I am; but I might if I were a real reasoner; if such a man were present at this moment he would tell us to refrain from these terms, and would criticize my talk scathingly. But since we are poor creatures, shall I venture to say what the nature of knowing is? For it seems to me that would be of some advantage.

Venture it then, by Zeus. You shall have full pardon for not refraining from those terms.

Have you heard what they say nowadays that knowing is?

Perhaps; however, I don't remember just at this moment.

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