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[43e] but let us use fine names and call one gold, another silver, and the third neither of the two.

Protarchus
Agreed.

Socrates
Now can that which is neither become either gold or silver?

Protarchus
Certainly not.

Socrates
Neither can that middle life of which we spoke ever be rightly considered in opinion or called in speech pleasant or painful, at any rate by those who reason correctly.

Protarchus
No, certainly not.

Socrates
But surely, my friend, we are aware of persons who call it


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