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εἰπέ: for the accent, see on i.2.41.

ἀνθρώπων: for the partitive pred. gen., see on τῶν τριάκοντα i. 2. 31.

ῥιψοκινδύνων: foolhardy, lit. hurlers of risks.

λεωργότατον: one who will do anything, hence most reckless.εἰς μαχαίρας κτλ.: proverbial expressions for incurring great risks. Cf. δοκεῖ οὖν μοι εἰς μαχαίρας κυβιστᾶν κινδύνου ἐπίδειγμα (an exhibition) εἶναι, συμποσίῳ οὐδὲν προσήκει Sym. vii. 3.

εἰς πῦρ ἅλοιτο: cf. ἐγὼ μετὰ Κλεινίου κἂν διὰ πυρὸς ἰοίην Sym. iv. 16.

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