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[657c]

Clinias
Such would evidently be the case, judging from what you now say.

Athenian
May we confidently describe the correct method in music and play, in connection with choristry, in some such terms as this: we rejoice whenever we think we are prospering, and, conversely, whenever we rejoice we think we are prospering? Is not that so?

Clinias
Yes, that is so.

Athenian
Moreover, when in this state of joy we are unable to keep still.

Clinias
True.

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