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

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

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

Protarchus
Yes, certainly.

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

Protarchus
I do not quite understand.


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