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[894d]

Clinias
Most certainly.

Athenian
Of our total of ten motions, which shall we most correctly adjudge to be the most powerful of all and excelling in effectiveness?

Clinias
We are bound to affirm that the motion which is able to move itself excels infinitely, and that all the rest come after it.

Athenian
Well said. Must we, then, alter one or two of the wrong statements we have now made?

Clinias
Which do you mean?

Athenian
Our statement about the tenth seems wrong.

Clinias
How?

Athenian
Logically it is first in point of origin and power; and the next one is second to it,

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