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[76d] while some are too small or too large?

Meno
That is so.

Socrates
And further, there is what you call sight?

Meno
Yes.

Socrates
So now “conceive my meaning,” as Pindar1 says: color is an effluence of figures, commensurate with sight and sensible.

Meno
Your answer, Socrates, seems to me excellently put.

Socrates
Yes, for I expect you find its terms familiar; and at the same time I fancy you observe that it enables you to tell what sound and smell are, and numerous other


1 Fr. 82 (Bergk); cf. Aristoph. Birds 939.

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