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Plato, Alcibiades Ii, 148b

nanwhen it is really a case for great caution lest one pray unawares for what is evil while thinking it to be one’s good, and then after a little while, as you were saying, one change one’s tune and retract all one’s former prayers. Soc. And did not the poet whom I quoted at the beginning of our discussion know more than we, when he bade us pray for the averting of what is grievous, even though we pray for it? Alc. I think so. Soc. Then it is their admiration of this poet, Alcibiades

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prayers,and good speech Mikalson (2010) 49
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