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[324c] of all who seek requital in either private or public life; and while men in general exact requital and punishment from those whom they suppose to have wronged them, this is especially the case with the Athenians, your fellow-citizens, so that by our argument the Athenians also share the view that virtue is procured and taught. Thus I have shown that your fellow-citizens have good reason for admitting a smith's or cobbler's counsel in public affairs, and that they hold virtue to be taught and procured:


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  • Commentary references to this page (7):
    • James A. Towle, Commentary on Plato: Protagoras, 310d
    • James A. Towle, Commentary on Plato: Protagoras, 319d
    • James A. Towle, Commentary on Plato: Protagoras, 322d
    • James A. Towle, Commentary on Plato: Protagoras, 323a
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    • James A. Towle, Commentary on Plato: Protagoras, 326e
    • J. Adam, A. M. Adam, Commentary on Plato, Protagoras, CHAPTER XII
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