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1 The word προστάσεως is frequent in Polybius. Cf. also Boethius iv. chap. 2. Cf. 1Maccabees xv. 32, “When he saw the glory of Simon, and the cupboard of gold and silver plate, and his great attendance [παράστασιν].” Cf. also Isoc. ii. 32ὄψιν, and Shakes.Measure for MeasureII. ii. 59 “ceremony that to great ones ’longs,”Henry V.IV. i. 280 “farced title running ’fore the king.”
3 It is easy conjecture that Plato is thinking of himself and Dionysius I. Cf. Laws 711 A.
4 Cf. Thackeray on Ludovicus and Ludovicus rex, Hazlitt, “Strip it of its externals and what is it but a jest?” also Gory. 523 E, Xen.Hiero 2. 4, Lucian, Somnium seu Gallus 24ἢν δὲ ὑποκύψας ἴδῃς τὰ γ᾽ ἔνδον . . . , Boethius, Cons. iii. chap. 8 (Loeb, p. 255), and for the thought Herod. i. 99.
6 In Menex. 238 E Plato says that other states are composed of slaves and master, but Athens of equals.
9 Cf. 445 B, Gorg. 467 B, where a verbal distinction is drawn with which Plato does not trouble himself here. In Laws 661 Bἐπιθυμῇ is used. Cf. ibid. 688 Bτἀναντία ταῖς βουλήσεσιν, and Herod. iii. 80.
11 Cf. Julian, Or. ii. 50 C. In the Stoic philosophy the stultus repents, and “omnis stultitia fastidio laborat sui.” Cf. also Seneca, De benef. iv. 34 “non mutat sapiens consilium . . . ideo numquam illum poenitentia subit,” Von Arnim, Stoic. Vet. Frag. iii. 147. 21, 149. 20 and 33, Stob.Ec. ii. 113. 5, 102. 22, and my emendation of Eclogues ii. 104. 6 W. in Class. Phil. xi. p. 338.
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