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[561d] and at one time exercising his body, and sometimes idling and neglecting all things, and at another time seeming to occupy himself with philosophy. And frequently he goes in for politics and bounces up1 and says and does whatever enters his head.2 And if military men excite his emulation, thither he rushes, and if moneyed men, to that he turns, and there is no order or compulsion in his existence, but he calls this life of his the life of pleasure and freedom and happiness and

1 Cf. Protag. 319 D.

2 For τι ἂν τύχῃ cf. on 536 A, p. 213, note f,ὅταν τύχῃEurip.Hippol. 428, I. T. 722, Eurip.Fr. 825 (Didot),ὅπου ἂν τύχωσινXen.Oec. 20. 28,ὃν ἂν τύχῃςEurip.Tor. 68.

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