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[76a]

Socrates
Well then, you speak of a surface, and also of a solid—the terms employed in geometrical problems?

Meno
I do.

Socrates
So now you are able to comprehend from all this what I mean by figure. In every instance of figure I call that figure in which the solid ends; and I may put that more succinctly by saying that figure is “limit of solid.”

Meno
And what do you say of color, Socrates?

Socrates
How overbearing of you, Meno, to press an old man with demands for answers, when you will not trouble yourself


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