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[353d] Is it that they produce those pleasures and are themselves pleasant at the moment, or that later on they cause diseases and poverty, and have many more such ills in store for us? Or, even though they have none of these things in store for a later day, and cause us only enjoyment, would they still be evil just because, forsooth, they cause enjoyment in some way or other? Can we suppose, Protagoras, that they will make any other answer than that these things are evil, not according to the operation of the actual pleasure


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  • Commentary references to this page (3):
    • James A. Towle, Commentary on Plato: Protagoras, 326d
    • James A. Towle, Commentary on Plato: Protagoras, 351c
    • J. Adam, A. M. Adam, Commentary on Plato, Protagoras, CHAPTER XXXV
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    • William Watson Goodwin, Syntax of the Moods and Tenses of the Greek Verb, Chapter VI
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