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. 7.8 “πάντα τινὰ ὑμέων χρήσει παρεῖναι”, and Plat. Legg. 809B “ποῖα 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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