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[224b]

Stranger
Then will you give the same name to him who buys up knowledge and goes about from city to city exchanging his wares for money?

Theaetetus
Certainly.

Stranger
One part of this soul-merchandising might very properly be called the art of display, might it not? But since the other part, though no less ridiculous than the first, is nevertheless a traffic in knowledge, must we not call it by some name akin to its business?

Theaetetus
Certainly.

Stranger
Now of this merchandising in knowledge


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