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[48a] and of the pleasures mixed with pains, which we find in mournings and longings?

No, you need not remind me; those things occur just as you suggest.

And you remember, too, how people enjoy weeping at tragedies?

Yes, certainly.

And are you aware of the condition of the soul at comedies, how there also we have a mixture of pain and pleasure?

I do not quite understand.

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