μέλλῃς, sc. “τελεῖν”: φρονῶν εὖ, “"wishing them well."” Cp. O. T. 1066 “καὶ μὴν φρονοῦσά γ᾽ εὖ τὰ λῷστά σοι λέγω”. “"To do all that, as their well-wisher, thou seemest likely (to do) with advantage to them."” As a well-wisher will do his best, εὖ φρονῶν thus practically means, “"to the best of thy judgment"”; but that is not the first sense of the words.
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