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

So it seems.

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.

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

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

Well, I shall endeavor.

You see how you stand: Alcibiades,

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