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Παραλιπόντι—as ἁπτομένῳ 49, 5, ὑπερβάντι 96, 1. ἀτοπίας—‘omitting many peculiarities,’ πολλὰ ἀτοπίας being like μέγα ἰσχίος 97, 4, and the common expressions εἰς τοσοῦτο, εἰς τοῦτο with gen., as Demosth. 21, 62 εἰς τοσοῦτ᾽ ἀναιδείας ἀφίκετο. Cf. c. 17, 4. διαφερόντως—lit. differently to one as compared with another, i.e. peculiarities ‘which marked individual cases.’ πρὸς=‘compared with,’ as in 62, 3. ἐπὶ πᾶν—cf. ἐπὶ μέγα 76, 4, ἐπὶ πλεῖστον 34, 8, 35, 3; translate with τὴν ἰδέαν, ‘its general nature.’ επὶ is local. ἰσέαν— contrast the meaning in c. 19, 1. παρελύπει—παρα- denotes simultaneous action or intrusion on something more important. Cf. Plat. Phaedo 65 C λογἰζεται κάλλιστα ὅταν αὐτὴν τούτων μηδὲν παραλυπῇ. Cf. παρενοχλεῖν. κατ᾽ ἐκεῖνον—i. e. throughout the time that the plague lasted. γἐνοιτο—contrast the mood in 49, 1: here the general form is required by the sense. Cf. 49, 6.
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