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[76d] while some are too small or too large?

That is so.

And further, there is what you call sight?


So now “conceive my meaning,” as Pindar1 says: color is an effluence of figures, commensurate with sight and sensible.

Your answer, Socrates, seems to me excellently put.

Yes, for I expect you find its terms familiar; and at the same time I fancy you observe that it enables you to tell what sound and smell are, and numerous other

1 Fr. 82 (Bergk); cf. Aristoph. Birds 939.

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