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[201b] to go to school at our time of life, I think we should appeal to Homer, who said that ““shame is no good mate for a needy man.””Hom. Od. 17.347 So let us not mind what anyone may say, but join together in arraging for our own and the boys' tuition.

I gladly approve of your suggestions, Socrates; and as I am the oldest, so I am the most eager to have lessons with the young ones. Now this is what I ask you to do:

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