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    Read the quote below and tell me who you think said it and when:

    "The children now love luxury; they have bad manners, contempt for authority; they show disrespect for elders and love chatter in place of exercise. Children are now tyrants, not the servants of their households. They no longer rise when elders enter the room. They contradict their parents, chatter before company, gobble up dainties at the table, cross their legs and tyrannize their teachers."

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    It sounds like something Socrates would say, which means it was written by Plato if that is what it is. The time has to be around sometime in B.C., maybe around 400 B.C.

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    Predicting the author and date of a specific quote are examined.