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[285c] and let us remember what those kinds are.

Younger Socrates
We will remember.

Stranger
Now that we have finished this discussion, let us take up another which concerns the actual objects of our inquiry and the conduct of such discussions in general.

Younger Socrates
What is it?

Stranger
Suppose we were asked the following question about a group of pupils learning their letters: “When a pupil is asked of what letters some word or other composed,


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