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[36b] of a sure hope of being filled, and sometimes, on the contrary, quite hopeless?

Protarchus
Certainly.

Socrates
And do you not think that when he has a hope of being filled he takes pleasure in his memory, and yet at the same time, since he is at the moment empty, suffers pain?

Protarchus
It cannot be otherwise.

Socrates
At such a time, then, a man, or any other animal, has both pain and pleasure at once.

Protarchus
Yes, I suppose so.

Socrates
And when an empty man is without hope of being filled, what then? Is not that the time when the twofold feeling of pain would arise, which you just now observed


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