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[179a] we have two sons here, my friend that one, called Thucydides after his grandfather, and I this one; he also is named in the same way, after my father; we call him Aristeides. Well, we have resolved to give them our most constant care, and not—as most fathers do when their boys begin to be young men1—let them run loose as their fancy leads them, but begin forthwith taking

1 μειράκιονapplied to youths from 15 to 21.

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