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[45b] in those who are in health.

Protarchus
That is reasonable.

Socrates
Yes, but are not those pleasures the greatest which gratify the greatest desires?

Protarchus
That is true.

Socrates
But do not people who are in a fever, or in similar diseases, feel more intensely thirst and cold and other bodily sufferings which they usually have; and do they not feel greater want, followed by greater pleasure when their want is satisfied? Is this true, or not?


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