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Oh Socrates, you exalt your own god.

And you your goddess, my friend. But the question calls for an answer, all the same.

Socrates is right, Philebus; you ought to do as he asks.

Did you not, Protarchus, elect to reply in my place?

Yes; but now I am somewhat at a loss, and I ask you, Socrates, to be our spokesman yourself, that we may not select the wrong representative and so say something improper.

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