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τίς δ᾽ ἐστὶν ὅντιν᾽ ἄνδρα, instead of “τίς δ᾽ ἐστὶν ἀνὴρ ὅντιν̓”, the antecedent being attracted into the relative clause: cp. El. 1040εἴρηκας ὀρθῶς σὺ πρόσκεισαι κακῷ”: Tr. 1060 f. “οὔθ᾽ Ἑλλὰς οὔτ᾽ ἄγλωσσος οὔθ᾽ ὅσην ἐγὼ γαῖαν καθαίρων ἱκόμην”. So in Latin, De Legg. 3. 5. 12 haec est enim, quam Scipio laudat in libris et quam maxime probat temperationem reipublicae.

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