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[300b] for otherwise they would not both collectively and each individually be beautiful.” Answer me, as if you were answering him.

Hippias
I answer, and I think it is as you say.

Socrates
If, then, these pleasures are both affected in any way collectively, but each individually is not so affected, it is not by this affection that they would be beautiful.

Hippias
And how could that be, Socrates, when neither of them individually is affected by some affection or other, that then both are affected by that affection by which neither is affected?


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