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θεοῦ διδόντος: if God had offered. The gen. abs. is equivalent to a past unfulfilled condition. For the force of the pres. participle, see G. 1255; H. 825.

ζῶντα: supplementary participle, to be distinguished from ζῶντα in 14, which also is a supplementary participle, but in indirect discourse. G. 1582, 1583, 1588; H. 982.

ἑλέσθαι ἂν τεθνάναι: in i. 6. 4, Socrates imputes this same disposition to Antiphon. Const. ἄν with ἑλέσθαι.

δήλω δ̓ ἐγενέσθην κτλ.: “their motives became manifest from their actions.”

ἀποπηδήσαντε, ἐπραττέτην: they leaped away, and were busied in. Note the change of tense.

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