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By Barbara Taylor

This identify within the "Eyewitness publications" sequence covers the Arctic and Antarctic. It explains how vegetation, animals and other people live to tell the tale within the chilly, what they locate to devour, and the way they stay. detect the best way to construct an igloo, how husky canines pull a sled, and keep on with within the footsteps of the heroic explorers.

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My money is available and is, I think, sufficient. If, because of your affection for me, you feel you should not spend any of mine, there are those strangers here ready to spend money. qxd 9/20/07 10:53 AM Page 35 SOCRATES’ DECISION TO DIE 35 has brought enough for this very purpose. Cebes, too, and a good many others. So, as I say, do not let this fear make you hesitate to save yourself, nor let what you said in court trouble you, that you would not know what to do with yourself if you left Athens, for you would be welcomed in many places to which you might go.

You must either persuade it or obey its orders, and endure in silence whatever it instructs you to endure, whether blows or bonds, and if it leads you into war to be wounded or killed, you must obey. To do so is right, and one must not give way or retreat or leave one’s post, but both in war and in courts and everywhere else, one must obey the commands of one’s city and country, or persuade it as to the nature of justice. ” What shall we say in reply, Crito, that the laws speak the truth, or not?

CRITO: That too is obvious, Socrates, and someone might well say so. SOCRATES: And, my admirable friend, that argument that we have gone through remains, I think, as before. Examine the following statement in turn as to whether it stays the same or not, that the most important thing is not life, but the good life. CRITO: It stays the same. SOCRATES: And that the good life, the beautiful life, and the just life are the same; does that still hold, or not? CRITO: It does hold. SOCRATES: As we have agreed so far, we must examine next whether it is just for me to try to get out of here when the Athenians have not acquitted me.

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