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[897e] the safer way to behold the object with which our question is concerned is by looking at an image of it.

Clinias
How do you mean?

Athenian
Let us take as an image that one of the ten motions which reason resembles; reminding ourselves of which1 I, along with you, will make answer.

Clinias
You will probably speak admirably.

Athenian
Do we still recollect thus much about the things then described, that we assumed that, of the total, some were in motion, others at rest?

Clinias
Yes.

Athenian
And further, that, of those in motion, some move in one place,

1 Cp. Plat. Laws 893b.; the motion to which reason is likened is the first of the ten.

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