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[73c]

Socrates
So all mankind are good in the same way; for they become good when they acquire the same qualities.

Meno
So it seems.

Socrates
And I presume, if they had not the same virtue, they would not be good in the same way.

Meno
No, indeed.

Socrates
Seeing then that it is the same virtue in all cases, try and tell me, if you can recollect, what Gorgias—and you in agreement with him—say it is.

Meno
Simply that it is the power of governing mankind—


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