[108d] and encouragement, and in addition to the gods you mentioned I must call upon all the rest and especially upon Mnemosyne.1 For practically all the most important part of our speech depends upon this goddess; for if I can sufficiently remember and report the tale once told by the priests and brought hither by Solon, I am wellnigh convinced that I shall appear to the present audience to have fulfilled my task adequately. This, then, I must at once proceed to do, and procrastinate no longer.
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