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[791b] they chance to be worshipping with sacrifice. This is—to put it shortly—quite a plausible account of the matter.

Clinias
Most plausible.

Athenian
Seeing, then, that these causes produce the effects described, in the case of the people mentioned one should observe this point,—that every soul that is subjected to fright from youth will be specially liable to become timid: and this, as all would aver, is not to practice courage, but cowardice.

Clinias
Of course it is.

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