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[227d] and try again to divide the term.

In whatever way you suggest, I will try to help you in making the division.

Do we say that wickedness is distinct from virtue in the soul?

Of course.

And purification was retaining the one and throwing out whatever is bad anywhere?

Yes, it was.

Hence whenever we find any removal of evil from the soul, we shall be speaking properly if we call that a purification.

Very properly.

We must say that there are two kinds of evil in the soul.

What kinds?

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