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[17a] and the many too quickly or too slowly, in haphazard fashion, and they put infinity immediately after unity; they disregard all that lies between them, and this it is which distinguishes between the dialectic and the disputatious methods of discussion.

Protarchus
I think I understand you in part, Socrates, but I need a clearer statement of some things.

Socrates
Surely my meaning, Protarchus, is made clear in the letters of the alphabet, which you were taught as a child;


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