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[131d]

Socrates
Whereas he who loves your soul will not quit you so long as it makes for what is better?

Alcibiades
So it seems.

Socrates
And I am he who does not quit you, but remains with you when your body's prime is over, and the rest have departed.

Alcibiades
Yes, and I am glad of it, Socrates, and hope you will not go.

Socrates
Then you must endeavor to be as handsome as you can.

Alcibiades
Well, I shall endeavor.

Socrates
You see how you stand: Alcibiades,


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