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χρῆσται by crasis from “χρὴ ἔσται, χρή” being a subst., “"need."” This is the view of H. L. Ahrens. If it can hardly be considered certain, it is at least highly probable; and therefore I do not now place in the text (as in the 1st ed.) my conjecture χρήσει, a fut. of “χρή” which occurs in Her. 7.8πάντα τινὰ ὑμέων χρήσει παρεῖναι”, and Plat. Legg. 809Bποῖα καὶ τίνα μεταχειρίζεσθαι χρήσοι τρόπον” (v.l.χρήσει”). See Appendix.—

τοῦτο, resuming the object (“τὸν τόπον”), with emphasis: Tr. 457 n.

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    • Herodotus, Histories, 7.8
    • Plato, Laws, 809b
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