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[391a] I think you would be more likely to convince me, if you were to show me just what it is that you say is the natural correctness of names.

Socrates
I, my dear Hermogenes, do not say that there is any. You forget what I said a while ago, that I did not know, but would join you in looking for the truth. And now, as we are looking, you and I, we already see one thing we did not know before, that names do possess a certain natural correctness, and that not every man knows


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