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you have reached that point of life which the poets call the threshold of age, what opinion you hold about this; whether it is a hard part of life, or how you report it."

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" I will surely tell you, Socrates," he said, "what my opinion is at least; for we often come together in one place, some of us who are of the same age; keeping in mind the old proverb.(8) The most of us, therefore, when we get together lament, regretting the pleasures of youth, recalling amours, and potations, and festivities, and certain other things which are of like nature, and they are vexed, thinking themselves deprived of some great advantages. In those days, they say, they lived well, but now they do not really live at all. And some, too, bemoan the insults heaped upon old age by their kindred, and for this very reason they are continually harping upon old age, telling how many ills it brings upon them. But I do not think, Socrates, that these men blame the real cause of their troubles. For if this were the cause, the very same thing, as far, at least, as concerns old age, would have happened to me, and to all the others who have reached my time of life. Whereas the fact is, I have before now met with many who are not thus affected, and in particular on one occasion I was in the company of the poet Sophocles when a certain person asked

8. Phaedrus 240 C: "We are told by an ancient saying that youth is pleased with youth, and age with age." Odyssey XVII, 218. "For God brings ever like to like."

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