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[303c] and countless other cases which, you know, I said appeared before my mind?1 To which group do you assign the beautiful? Or have you the same view about it as I? For to me it seems great foolishness that we collectively are beautiful, but each of us is not so, or that each of us is so, but both are not, or anything else of that sort. Do you choose in this way, as I do, or in some other way?

In this way, Socrates.

You choose well, Hippias, that we may be free from the need of further search;

1 See 300 C.

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