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[358b] for whether you say pleasant or delightful or enjoyable, my excellent Prodicus, or in whatever style or manner you may be pleased to name these things, pray reply to the sense of my question.

At this Prodicus laughed and consented, as did the rest.

Well now, my friends, I said, what of this? All actions aimed at living painlessly and pleasantly are honorable, are they not? And the honorable work is both good and useful?

They agreed.

Then if, I proceeded, the pleasant is good, no one who has knowledge

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    • James A. Towle, Commentary on Plato: Protagoras, 319d
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    • J. Adam, A. M. Adam, Commentary on Plato, Protagoras, CHAPTER XXXIX
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