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[687c]

Athenian
Come now, is there one object of desire—that now indicated by our argument—which is common to all men?

Megillus
What is that?

Athenian
The desire that, if possible, everything,—or failing that, all that is humanly possible—should happen in accordance with the demands of one's own heart.

Megillus
To he sure.

Athenian
Since this, then, is what we all wish always, alike in childhood and manhood and old age, it is for this, necessarily, that we should pray continually.

Megillus
Of course.

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