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ὥσπερ ὅπου: as is the case where.

τὸ κρατοῦν τῆς πόλεως: ‘the powers that be’ in the state. For the subst. use of the participle, see G. 1560; H. 966.

τύραννος: with no implied reproach as in Eng. ‘tyrant.’ The word is one of many which have degenerated. Cf., and trace to their origin, our villain, knave, and varlet.

γράφει: ind., being an accepted particular case of the previous general supposition.

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