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[8a] that they quarrel and wage war with each other. Is not this what you said?

It is.

Then, as it seems, the same things are hated and loved by the gods, and the same things would be dear and hateful to the gods.

So it seems.

And then the same things would be both holy and unholy, Euthyphro, according to this statement.

I suppose so.

Then you did not answer my question, my friend. For I did not ask you what is at once holy and unholy; but, judging from your reply, what is dear to the gods is also hateful to the gods. And so, Euthyphro,

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