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[902c] in the eyes of the gods; for in neither case would it behove those who are our owners to be neglectful, seeing that they are most careful and most good. For let us notice this further fact—

Clinias
What is it?

Athenian
In regard to perception and power,—are not these two naturally opposed in respect of ease and difficulty?

Clinias
How do you mean?

Athenian
It is more difficult to see and hear small things than great; but everyone finds it more easy to move, control and care for things small and few than their opposites.

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