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Now the second of my sentences about you is in the first place by sheer necessity one of the shortest which conform to our definition of sentence.

At any rate we just now agreed on that point.

And secondly it has a subject.


And if you are not the subject, there is none.

Certainly not.

And if there is no subject, it would not be a sentence at all; for we showed that a sentence without a subject is impossible.

Quite right.

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