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εὔκολοι. Like Sophocles himself: ὁ δ᾽ εὔκολος μὲν ἐνθάδ᾽ , εὔκολος δ᾽ ἐκεῖ (Ar. Frogs 82). 329D - 331B Socrates further questions Cephalus. ‘Most men will say that it is your riches which make you happy in old age.’ C. ‘Character has more to do with happiness than wealth.’ S. ‘What is the chief advantage of money?’ C. ‘It enables the good man to pay his debts to gods and men before he passes into the other world.’ ἐκίνουν . κινεῖν ‘rouse’ is technical in the Socratic dialect for the stimulating of the intellect by interrogation: cf. (with Stallbaum) Lys. 223 A, Xen. Mem. IV 2. 2. See also Ar. Clouds 745.
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