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[240b] in what sense did you say “such”?

Not a true one by any means, but only one like the true.

And by the true you mean that which really is?


And the not true is the opposite of the true?

Of course.

That which is like, then, you say does not really exist, if you say it is not true.

But it does exist, in a way.

But not truly, you mean.

No, except that it is really a likeness.

Then what we call a likeness, though not really existing, really does exist?

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