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[225d]

Stranger
Well, of disputation, one sort wastes money, the other makes money.

Theaetetus
Certainly.

Stranger
Then let us try to tell the name by which we must call each of these.

Theaetetus
Yes, we must do so.

Stranger
Presumably the kind which causes a man to neglect his own affairs for the pleasure of engaging in it, but the style of which causes no pleasure to most of his hearers, is, in my opinion, called by no other name than garrulity.

Theaetetus
Yes, that is about what it is called.


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