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[6] Accordingly, knowing that Agesipolis was prone to love affairs, just as he was himself, AgesilaĆ¼s would always introduce some discourse about the boys who were of an age to love. He would even lead the young king's fancy toward the object of his own affections, and share with him in wooing and loving, these Spartan loves having nothing shameful in them, but being attended rather with great modesty, high ambition, and an ardent desire for excellence, as I have written in my life of Lycurgus. 1

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