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[521e] “But in our previous account they were educated in gymnastics and music.1” “They were, he said. “And gymnastics, I take it, is devoted2 to that which grows and perishes; for it presides over the growth and decay of the body.3” “Obviously.” “Then this cannot be the study

1 Cf. 376 E ff.

2 For τετεύτακε Cf. Tim. 90 Bτετευτακότι

3 Cf. 376 E. This is of course no contradiction of 410 C.

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