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[906e] who, when warped themselves by wine's “flow and flavor,”1 overturn both ships and sailors?

By no means.

And surely not to drivers ranged up for a race and seduced by a gift to lose it in favor of other teams?

If that was the account you gave of them, it would indeed be a horrible comparison.

Nor, surely, to generals or physicians or farmers or herdsmen; nor yet to dogs charmed by wolves?

Hush! That is quite impossible.

1 Hom. Il. 9.500 (quoted above, p. 371, n. 1).

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