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γνώμην δικαίαν σχοῦσακ.τ.λ.”: first attain to a just view of the matter, and then, but not sooner, blame thy neighbours. Schol.: “οἷον λογισμῷ χρησαμένη δικαίῳ τότε” [=“εἶτα”] “τοὺς πέλας ψ<*>γε ἡμᾶς”. The usual sense of the aor. “ἔσχον” (‘came to have,’ ‘acquired’) is a reason for taking the words thus, rather than as referring to the subject of “δοκῶ”, ‘though I have held a just view’; in the latter case, we should have expected “ἔχουσα”. The aor. part. of the simple “ἔχω” is not frequent ( Od. 4. 70 and Thuc. 5. 2σχών”: Antiphon or. 5 § 67σχόντες”: Her. 4. 203σχοῦσι”).

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    • Antiphon, On the murder of Herodes, 67
    • Herodotus, Histories, 4.203
    • Homer, Odyssey, 4.70
    • Thucydides, Histories, 5.2
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