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INTRODUCTION

virtue in the other world, makes a picture not to be forgotten. He is sitting garlanded upon a sort of cushioned chair, for he had just been sacrificing in the court, and, with the wisdom of age, he is discoursing, in answer to the queries of Socrates, upon the pleasures which are a solace to such men as Sophocles at that period of life when they have attained self-mastery and are freed from the tyranny of passion. While he is free to admit that age brings discomfort and misery to many who have wasted their youthful prime in debasing pleasures and riotous living, he finds the chief cause of their trouble not in age but in the character of the men themselves. Upon this topic Plato, unlike his imitator, Cicero, does not expand his thought into an elaborate essay on Old Age. He contents himself with a few graphic strokes which, satisfying our sense of proportion, are entirely adequate to his purpose. He makes the reverend patriarch conclude his delightful part in the dialogue with a few fitting words upon the uses of wealth to the good man when the time of his departure is at hand. Like the national poet of Scotland Cephalus thinks Age and Want are an ill-matched pair. But he has never been in bondage to avarice; the object of his endeavor has not been the accumulation of property for its own sake; he is not unduly fond of money ; riches, he thinks, when we have the closing scene in sight, are chiefly to be prized by us because they

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