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[29d]

Socrates
True; and you will, I fancy, say the same of the earth which is in us living creatures and that which is in the universe, and concerning all the other elements about which I asked a moment ago your answer will be the same.

Protarchus
Yes. Who could answer otherwise without being called a lunatic?

Socrates
Nobody, I fancy. Now follow the next step. When we see that all the aforesaid elements are gathered together into a unit, do we not call them a body?

Protarchus
Of course.


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