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σὺ μὲν τοῖς: ‘you seemed wise to the one side (Creon); I, to the other’ (to Hades and the dead). Nauck pronounces the text unsound, objecting to the use of “τοῖς”: but that it was good Attic is sufficiently shown by Plat. Legg. 701E (cited by Wolff) “οὐ συνήνεγκεν οὔτε τοῖς οὔτε τοῖς” (it profited neither party). Cp. O. C. 742, n. on “ἐκ δὲ τῶν.—σὺ μὲν σοί”, the schol.'s reading, is very inferior.—For the rhetorical “χιασμός” cp. O. T. 538 n. (and ib. 320).

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    • Plato, Laws, 701e
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