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[82b] whichever one you please, that he may serve for my demonstration.

Meno
Certainly. You, I say, come here.

Socrates
He is a Greek, I suppose, and speaks Greek?

Meno
Oh yes, to be sure—born in the house.

Socrates
Now observe closely whether he strikes you as recollecting or as learning from me.

Meno
I will.

Socrates
Tell me, boy, do you know that a square figure is like this?1

Boy
I do.


1 Socrates draws in the sand.

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