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[298e] —those concerned with food and drink and sexual love and all such things—is not beautiful? Or do you say that such things are not even pleasing and that there is no pleasure at all in them, nor in anything else except sight and hearing?” What shall we say, Hippias?

Certainly, by all means, Socrates, we shall say that there are very great pleasures in the other things also.

“Why, then,” he will say, “if they are pleasures no less than the others,

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