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[901b] some object has a mind that cares for great things, but neglects small things, on what principle could we praise such a person without the utmost impropriety? Let us consider the matter in this way: the action of him who acts thus, be he god or man, takes one of two forms, does it not?

Clinias
What forms?

Athenian
Either because he thinks that neglect of the small things makes no difference to the whole,

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