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[66d] So after this nothing remains for us but to give our discussion a sort of head.

Protarchus
Yes, that should be done.

Socrates
Come then, let us for the third time call the same argument to witness before Zeus the saviour, and proceed.

Protarchus
What argument?

Socrates
Philebus declared that pleasure was entirely and in all respects the good.

Protarchus
Apparently, Socrates, when you said “the third time” just now, you meant that we must take up our argument again from the beginning.


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