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No, it is you who must answer, Socrates.

You wish me to do you the favour?

By all means.

And then you will agree to take your turn and answer me on virtue?

I will.

Well then, I must make the effort, for it is worth our while.


Come now, let me try and tell you what figure is. Just consider if you accept this description of it: figure, let us say, is the only existing thing that is found always following color. Are you satisfied, or are you looking for something different? I am sure I should be content with a similar account of virtue from you.

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