[211c] So that I may make myself ridiculous? I said.No, no, indeed, he replied I want you to trounce him.How can I? I asked. It is not easy, when the fellow is so formidable—a pupil of Ctesippus. And here—do you not see?—is Ctesippus himself.Take no heed of anyone, Socrates, he said; just go on and have a talk with him.I must comply, I said.Now, as these words passed between us,—What is this feast, said Ctesippus, that you two are having by yourselves, without allowing us a share in your talk?
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