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[223a] to call the art of flattery or of making things pleasant.


But the class which proposes to carry on its conversations for the sake of virtue and demands its pay in cash—does not this deserve to be called by another name?

Of course.

And what is that name? Try to tell.

It is obvious; for I think we have discovered the sophist. And therefore by uttering that word I think I should give him the right name.

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