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[227b] than the streets.

Socrates
He is right, my friend. Then Lysias, it seems,was in the city?

Phaedrus
Yes, at Epicrates' house, the one that belonged to Morychus, near the Olympieum.

Socrates
What was your conversation? But it is obvious that Lysias entertained you with his speeches.

Phaedrus
You shall hear, if you have leisure to walk along and listen.

Socrates
What? Don't you believe that I consider hearing your conversation with Lysias

“a greater thing even than business,

Pind. Isthm 1.1
as Pindar says?1


1 Pind. I. 1.1Μᾶτερ ἐμά, τὸ τεόν, χρύσασπι Θήβα, πρᾶγμα καὶ ἀσχολίας ὑπέρτερον θήσομαι. “My mother, Thebes of the golden shield, I will consider thy interest greater even than business.”

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