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[2] But we also think that some people are wise in general and not in one department, not ‘wise in something else,’1 as Homer says in the Margites: “ Neither a delver nor a ploughman him
The Gods had made, nor wise in aught beside.

” Hence it is clear that Wisdom must be the most perfect of the modes of knowledge.

1 The sense rather requires ‘wise in some particular thing,’ but the expression is assimilated to the quotation.

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