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μάλα τοι: connect with δεινοί. καὶ ἡμεῖς: for the pl. of ‘modest assertion,’ see H. 637. Pericles speaks with a touch of ironical humor, as the next words show. δεινοὶ τὰ τοιαῦτα: strong at such things (the arts of debate). ἐσοφιζόμεθα: we used to discuss. συνεγενόμην: for the indic. in expressions of wishing, see G. 1511; H. 871. δεινότατος σαυτοῦ: “at the height of your powers.” Pericles is compared with himself at different periods of his life. The gen. is partitive. G. 1088 (last example); H. 729 e.
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