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[10c] what I am trying to say? I am trying to say this, that if anything becomes or undergoes, it does not become because it is in a state of becoming, but it is in a state of becoming because it becomes, and it does not undergo because it is a thing which undergoes, but because it undergoes it is a thing which undergoes; or do you not agree to this?

Euthyphro
I agree.

Socrates
Is not that which is beloved a thing which is either becoming or undergoing something?

Euthyphro
Certainly.

Socrates
And is this case like the former ones: those who love it do not love it because it is a bad thing, but it is a beloved thing because they love it?

Euthyphro
Obviously.

Socrates
Now what do you say about that which is holy,


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