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[11d]

Protarchus
Yes, it must.

Socrates
Then let us further agree to this:

Protarchus
To what?

Socrates
That each of us will next try to prove clearly that it is a condition and disposition of the soul which can make life happy for all human beings. Is not that what we are going to do?

Protarchus
It is.

Socrates
Then you will show that it is the condition of pleasure, and I that it is that of wisdom?

Protarchus
True.

Socrates
What if some other life be found superior to these two?


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