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him: `How is it with you, Sophocles, in regard to the pleasures of love? Are you still capable o.` enjoying the company of women?' And he said, `Hush, sir; on the contrary, most gladly have I escaped from love, as from a mad and furious master.' I thought then that his word was fitly spoken, and I think still more so now. For certainly in old age there is perfect peace and freedom from such things. For when the passions cease to excite us and loose their hold, then is surely brought to pass the saying of Sophocles-it is a deliverance from a multitude of furious masters. Now, in regard to these troubles and the quarrels with relatives, there is one cause, and this is not old age, Socrates, but the character of the men themselves. For if they possess well-regulated and contented minds, then old age itself is not very painful; but if not, to such people, Socrates, not merely old age, but even youth also is a burden."

CHAPTER IV.
And I, delighted to hear him say all this, and wishing him to speak still further, tried to draw him out, and said: "I fancy, Cephalus, that most people, when you say this, will not accept your statement, but will imagine that you bear old age lightly, not by reason of your character, but by reason of your great wealth; for the rich, it is said, have many consolations."
" You speak the truth," he replied, "for they do not accept it. And there is something in what they say, but not so much as they imagine, but the saying

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