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καὶ δῆτα—he proceeds to give an instance τοῦ διδάσκειν. The use of δῆτα is in emphatic statements, questions, and appeals. νεώτεροι—the younger members of the oligarchic party. πότερον—there follows an example of ὑποφορά, altercatio, in which an orator puts words into an opponent's mouth and supplies the answer. ἀτιμάζειν—infin. of purpose, ‘to keep out of office.’ ἰσονομεῖσθαι—liberty and equality, ἐλευθερία and ἰσονομία, were the cardinal principles of Greek democracy. τοὺς αὐτούς—members of the same state.
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