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[256d] about which and within which we undertook to carry on our inquiry are five in number?

How can we say that? For we cannot admit that the number is less than was shown just now.

Then we may fearlessly persist in contending that motion is other than being?

Yes, most fearlessly.

It is clear, then, that motion really is not, and also that it is, since it partakes of being?

That is perfectly clear.

In relation to motion, then, not-being is. That is inevitable. And this extends to all the classes; for in all of them

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