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[792b] as a doleful person and more full, as a rule, of complaints than a good man ought to be?

Clinias
I certainly regard him as such.

Athenian
Well then, suppose one should try to secure by every available means that our nursling should experience the least possible amount of grief or fear or pain of any kind, may we not believe that by this means the soul of the nursling would be rendered more bright and cheerful?

Clinias
Plainly it would, Stranger; and most of all if one should provide him

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