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" Yes, it is thus, Socrates; it is chiefly for my own sake that I desire to converse, to ask, and to answer."
" Then let us retrace our steps," I said, " for we were wrong just now when we named the science which should come next after geometry."
" Why, what was the mistake? " he asked.
" We have passed from the consideration of plane surfaces to take up the subject of solids already in revolution before dealing with solids in themselves. Whereas the right order is, after the second increase, to proceed next to the third; and this, I believe, has to do with cubic increase and whatever partakes of thickness."
" True, Socrates," he said; "but these subjects, I think, are as yet imperfectly understood."
" Yes," I replied, "and for two reasons. In the first place because no state holds them in honor

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