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[52b] when a man who has lost knowledge is pained by the lack of it.

Socrates
True, my dear fellow, but just at present we are recounting natural feelings only, not reflection.

Protarchus
Then you are right in saying that we feel no pain in the loss of knowledge.

Socrates
Then we may say that these pleasures of knowledge are unmixed with pain and are felt not by the many but only by very few.

Protarchus
Yes, certainly.


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