The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from The Sportsman by Xenophon:|
 Or, "that they made their first essay in hunting when mere boys,
and from hunting upwards were taught many noble arts."
 Lit. "is beheld by his beloved." Cf. "Symp." iv. 4; viii. 31.
 Lit. "in order not to be seen of him."
 Lit. "good with respect to her."
 Or, "to those toils and that training."
Now what astonishes me in the "sophists," as they are called, is,
that though they profess, the greater part of them, to lead the young
to virtue, they really lead them in the opposite direction. Never have