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[65c] and pleasure; take plenty of time, and answer to yourself whether pleasure or mind is more akin to truth.

Why take time? For the difference, to my mind, is great. For pleasure is the greatest of impostors, and the story goes that in the pleasures of love, which are said to be the greatest, perjury is even pardoned by the gods, as if the pleasures were like children, utterly devoid of all sense.

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