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πρὶν εἴκοσιν ἐτῶν εἶναι: viz. before 430 B.C.; for Alcibiades was born about 450 B.C. For the inf. with temporal particles, see G. 1469 ff.; H. 955; and, for the pred. gen. of measure, G. 1094, 5; H. 732.— τοιάδε διαλεχθῆναι: had some such conversation as this, a good example of how the younger friends of Socrates imitated their master in ἐξετάζειν. Cf. καὶ αὐτοὶ (οἱ νέοι μοι ἐπακολουθοῦντες) πολλάκις ἐμὲ μιμοῦνται, εἶτα ἐπιχειροῦσιν ἄλλους ἐξετάζειν Plato Apol. 23C.

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