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Then he binds with the desire which is the strongest of all, if he is to restrain them with the strongest bond.


And is there any desire stronger than the thought of being made a better man by association with some one?

No, by Zeus, Socrates, there certainly is not.

Then, Hermogenes, we must believe that this is the reason why no one has been willing to come away from that other world, not even the Sirens, but they and all others have been overcome by his enchantments,

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