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[519] εἰς ἁπλοῦν The charge does not hurt him in a single aspect only,—i.e. merely in his relation to his family and friends ἰδίᾳ). It touches him also in relation to the State κοινῇ), since treachery to his kinsman would be treason to his king. Hence it “tends to the largest result” (φέρει ἐς μέγιστον), bearing on the sum of his relations as man and citizen. The thought is, ζημία οὐχ ἁπλῆ ἐστιν ἀλλὰ πολυειδής (cp. Plat. Phaedrus 270dἁπλοῦν πολυειδές ἐστιν”): but the proper antithesis to ἁπλῆ is merged in the comprehensive μέγιστον.

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