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Πρῶτον ἦρξε—cf. c. 36, 1. καὶ—besides those instances of ἀνομία just mentioned. ἐπὶ πλέον—cf. c. 51, 1, ‘to a greater extent’ (than ever before), since the αἰσχύνη which followed the breach of the ἄγραφοι νόμοι (c. 37, 3) was no longer felt. ἀνομίας—governed by ἧρξε. ἀπεκρύπτετο μὴ—c. 49, 5. καθ᾽ ἡδονὴν—as 37, 2, but with a bad sense. ἀγχίστροφον—Ionic word, not found elsewhere in Attic prose. μεταβολὴν—43, 5. ὁρῶντες—plur., though τις precedes, as after ἕκαστος, ἕτερος, πᾶς, οὐδείς. τῶν τ᾽—the τε is answered by καὶ before οὐδέν, and each pair is introduced by a single τῶν, since εὐδαιμόνων . θνῃσκόντων apply to one set of persons, κεκτημένων . . ἐχόντων to another set.
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