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[272b] finished; and if anyone who omits any of these points in his speaking or writing claims to speak by the rules of art, the one who disbelieves him is the better man. “Now then,” perhaps the writer of our treatise will say, “Phaedrus and Socrates, do you agree to all this? Or must the art of speech be described in some other way?”

Phaedrus
No other way is possible, Socrates. But it seems a great task to attain to it.

Socrates
Very true. Therefore you must examine


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