Translated from the Italian* by JOSIAH ROYCE and KATHARINE ROYCE
Dixon.Have the kindness, Master Polyhymnius, and you too, Gervasius, not to interrupt our discourse further.
Polyhymnius.So be it.
Gervasius.If he who is the master speaks, surely I shall be unable to keep silence.
Dix.Then you say, Theophilus, that everything which is not a first principle and a first cause, has such a principle and such a cause?
Theophilus.Without doubt and without the least controversy.
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