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Phaedrus
Where then?

Socrates
I suppose, my friend, Pericles is the most perfect orator in existence.

Phaedrus
Well?

Socrates
All great arts demand discussion and high speculation about nature; for this loftiness of mind and


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    • R. G. Bury, The Symposium of Plato, 215E
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