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[573d] you shall tell me.1” “I do,” I said; “for, I take it, next there are among them feasts and carousals and revellings and courtesans2 and all the doings of those whose3 souls are entirely swayed4 by the indwelling tyrant Eros.” “Inevitably,” he said. “And do not many and dread appetites shoot up beside this master passion every day and night in need of many things?” “Many indeed.” “And so any revenues there may be are quickly expended.” “Of course.” “And after this

1 Cf. Phileb. 25 B and perhaps Rep. 427 E with 449 D. The slight jest is a commonplace today. Wilamowitz, Platon, ii. p. 351, says it is a fragment of an elegy. He forgets the Philebus.

2 Cf. Vol. I. p 160, note a on 373 A. Emendations are superfluous.

3 ὦν ἄν: cf. 441 D-Eὅτου, etc., 583 A ἐν and my review of Jowett and Campbell, A.J.P. xvi. p. 237.

4 Cf. Phaedr. 238 B-C.

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