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This could be either ^3 ei' δυΌ τινά κτλ. or ^2 μείζονος μεΐζον θάτερον. I n the first case μαλλον must have a double fimction, belonging to τοιοΰτο (cf. 118^4 αίρετώτερον) and qualifying the comparison between μαλλον τοιοΰτο and τοιουτου: i n the second part of the sentence two ^e^ov's have to be mentally supplied: τό δε μή μάλλον (sc. than τό ^e'v) τοιούτου μαλλον τοιοΰτο. Although there are instances of haplology i n Ar. g. Л. n 5 5 * i 3 πρός θεραπείαν καί τό ελλεΐττον τής πράξεως Si άσθένειαν βοηθείας (= προς βοηθείας προς τό ελλεΐπον).

155^30 '· άνωτάτω. F. (who rightly felt that in the present context the word cannot refer to a higher principle) reads άττωτάτω, but cf. Hdt. i . 2 άνωτέρω те ούδέν τών πρηγμάτων προκοπτομένων. Stein ad loc. writes: 'das Bild ist vom Fortrudern der SchifFe auf die hohe See oder einen Fluß hmaufentlehnt', but P1. Rep. , A I I 2 a) Mnemos. ( 1 9 6 4 ) , 3 8 7 ) . 1 5 7 * 3 7 : επάγοντα. R. urmecessarily reads e'7rayayovTa. g. Hom. Г 4 2 5 NOTES ON T H E TOPICS 41 Βίφρον 4λοΰσα . . κατεθηκε φερουσα, Aesch, Prom.

R , unnecessarily reads oSaav. For the attraction ofthe participle into the gender ofthe predicate c f Pol. 1263b36 πληθοί δν (τήν πόλιν), P1. Мепо 79 ^ 2 Tivos· ovTOS άρετης, K . G . i . 75-76. 1 3 1 * 2 7 : τό μή. R . reads μή τό, but cf. Bon. ' The converse occurs at 131*36 ο ού γίνεται ποτε ibiov and i 3 3 * i 2 μή εν8εχεται (F. wrongly 'cannot possibly belong'. R . ενδεχεται μή). Cf. Bon. ' G . is wrong in maintaining 'tale libertä di costruzione е eccessiva, е quindi sospetta'. See also K .

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