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BOOK I

and Cleitophon, the son of Aristonymus. Cephalus, the father of Polemarchus, was also in the house. And he appeared to me to be a very old man, for it was a long time since I had seen him. He was sitting garlanded upon a sort of cushioned chair, as he happened to have been sacrificing in the court. Accordingly we sat down beside him, for there were some chairs placed there in a circle.
As soon then as Cephalus saw me he saluted me and said: "Socrates, we do not often see you coming down to the Peiraeus ; but you ought to come. For if I was still able to go easily to the city, there would be no need of your coming to me, but we would go to you. But, as it is, you ought to come hither more frequently; for be well assured.d that, as for me, the more the pleasures of the body fade away, the more the desire for conversation and the pleasures derived from it grow upon me. Therefore do not refuse, but associate with these young men and come hither to us as to friends and very intimate acquaintances."
" And in truth, Cephalus," I replied, "I really delight in conversation with very old people; for it seems to me right to learn from them as from those who have gone before us on a road which perhaps we also shall have to travel, of what nature it is, whether it be rough and hard, or smooth and easy. And from you, especially, I would gladly learn, since

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