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[336a] I wish that of myself, without your asking, I could keep pace with such runners, but of course I cannot. If you want to have the spectacle of Criso and me running together, you must ask him to adapt his pace; for whereas I cannot run fast, he can run slowly. So if you desire to hear Protagoras and me, ask him to resume the method of answering which he used at first—in short sentences and keeping to the point raised. Otherwise


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  • Commentary references to this page (5):
    • Sir Richard C. Jebb, Commentary on Sophocles: Philoctetes, 1178
    • James A. Towle, Commentary on Plato: Protagoras, 338a
    • J. Adam, A. M. Adam, Commentary on Plato, Protagoras, CHAPTER XXIV
    • J. Adam, A. M. Adam, Commentary on Plato, Protagoras, CHAPTER XXXII
    • James Adam, The Republic of Plato, 1.336B
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    • Herbert Weir Smyth, A Greek Grammar for Colleges, PARTICLES
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