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[429e] but not to say it?

Cratylus
Neither to speak nor to say it.

Socrates
Nor utter it or use it as a form of address? For instance, if some one should meet you in hospitable fashion, should grasp your hand and say, “Well met, my friend from Athens, son of Smicrion, Hermogenes,” would he be saying or speaking or uttering or addressing these words not to you, but to Hermogenes—or to nobody?

Cratylus
I think, Socrates, the man would be producing sounds without sense.

Socrates
Even that reply is welcome;


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