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[168e] question each other and make reply in order to show our serious attitude towards his doctrine; then he cannot, at any rate, find fault with us on the ground that we examined his doctrine in a spirit of levity with mere boys.

Theodorus
Why is this? Would not Theaetetus follow an investigation better than many a man with a long beard?

Socrates
Yes, but not better than you, Theodorus. So you must not imagine that I have to defend your deceased friend


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