[64c] Let us then,” said he, “speak with one another, paying no further attention to them. Do we think there is such a thing as death?”“Certainly,” replied Simmias.“We believe, do we not, that death is the separation of the soul from the body, and that the state of being dead is the state in which the body is separated from the soul and exists alone by itself and the soul is separated from the body and exists alone by itself? Is death anything other than this?”“No, it is this,” said he.“Now, my friend, see if you agree with me;
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