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[461d] are stumbling in our words, you are to stand by and set us up again—it is only your duty; and for my part I am willing to revoke at your pleasure anything that you think has been wrongly admitted, if you will kindly observe one condition.

Polus
What do you mean by that?

Socrates
That you keep a check on that lengthy way of speaking, Polus, which you tried to employ at first.

Polus
Why, shall I not be at liberty to say as much as I like?


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