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[293c] and it is still more impossible, as it seems, for this to become and to be beautiful for all, so that the same thing has happened to this as to the things we mentioned before, the maiden and the pot, in a still more ridiculous way than to them; it is beautiful for some and not beautiful for others. And you are not able yet, even today, Socrates,” he will say, β€œto answer what is asked about the beautiful, namely what it is.” With these words and the like he will rebuke me, if I reply to him in this way.


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