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[212e] while yet failing to make friends of them, and was it a lying poet who said—“Happy to have your children as friends, and your trampling horses,
Scent-snuffing hounds, and a host when you travel abroad?
Solon 21.2.

I do not think so, he said. But do you think he spoke the truth? Yes. Then the loved object is a friend to the lover, it would seem, Menexenus, alike whether it loves or hates: for instance, new-born children,

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