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[231c] to know what in the world to say he really is, with any assurance that I am speaking the truth.

Stranger
No wonder you are at a loss. But it is fair to suppose that by this time he is still more at a loss to know how he can any longer elude our argument; for the proverb is right which says it is not easy to escape all the wrestler's grips. So now we must attack him with redoubled vigor.

Theaetetus
You are right.

Stranger
First, then, let us stop to take breath and while we are resting let us count up


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