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[526e] And I invite all other men likewise, to the best of my power, and you particularly I invite in return,1 to this life and this contest, which I say is worth all other contests on this earth; and I make it a reproach to you, that you will not be able to deliver yourself when your trial comes and the judgement of which I told you just now; but when you go before your judge, the son of Aegina,2

1 i.e. in return for Callicles' invitation to him to pursue the life of rhetoric and politics, Plat. Gorg. 521a.

2 Aegina, daughter of the river-god Asopus, was the mother of Aeacus by Zeus.

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