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[145a] we must consider whether he who speaks is a painter, or not.

I think we must.

Well, is Theodorus a painter?

Not so far as I know.

Nor a geometrician, either?

Oh yes, decidedly, Socrates.

And an astronomer, and an arithmetician, and a musician, and in general an educated man?

I think so.

Well then, if he says, either in praise or blame, that we have some physical resemblance, it is not especially worth while to pay attention to him.

Perhaps not.

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