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Meno
But it is such a silly one, Socrates.

Socrates
How do you mean?

Meno
Well, figure, as I understand by your account, is what always follows color. Very good; but if some one said he did not know color, and was in the same difficulty about it as about figure, what answer do you suppose would have come from you?

Socrates
The truth, from me; and if my questioner were a professor of the eristic and contentious sort, I should say to him:


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