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Younger Socrates
It certainly was.

Then we must attend to that, Socrates, if we are not to end our argument in disgrace.

Younger Socrates
But we certainly must not do that.

Then we must begin again from a new sarting-point and travel by a different road.

Younger Socrates
By what road?

By one which offers us some amusement; for there is a famous story a great part of which it is really our duty to insert into our discussion; and then after that we can proceed as before,

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