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Citation Information for “Plato, ‘The Apology’ Part I”

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I again made it clear not by my words but by my actions that death did not matter to me at all—if that is not too strong an expression—but that it mattered all the world to me that I should do nothing wrong or wicked.” Plato, Socrates' Defense (Apology) trans. Hugh Tredennick in Plato: The Collected Dialogues (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1961), 32d.

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