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[191b] and thus to be deceived. But there is a way in which it is possible.

Theaetetus
Do you mean what I myself suspected when we made the statement to which you refer, that sometimes I, though I know Socrates, saw at a distance someone whom I did not know, and thought it was Socrates whom I do know? In such a case false opinion does arise.

Socrates
But did not we reject that, because it resulted in our knowing and not knowing the things which we know?

Theaetetus
Certainly we did.

Socrates
Let us, then, not make that assumption, but another; perhaps


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