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[243d] utterly to assent to our censure of Love?

Phaedrus
I declare, Socrates, perhaps he would.

Socrates
I therefore, because I am ashamed at the thought of this man and am afraid of Love himself, wish to wash out the brine from my ears with the water of a sweet discourse. And I advise Lysias also to write as soon as he can, that other things being equal, the lover should be favored rather than the non-lover.

Phaedrus
Be assured that he will do so: for when you have spoken the praise of the lover, Lysias must


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