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ὄρνιθι: perhaps an allusion to the Greek fondness for training quails to fight. See Becker, Charicles (Eng. transl.), p. 77 ff. ἄλλοις συνίστημι: introduce them to others. Cf. iv. 7. 1. ὠφελήσεσθαι: passive. τοὺς θησαυροὺς ... γράψαντες: cf. γράμματα πολλὰ ποιητῶν τε καὶ σοφιστῶν iv. 2. 1. κατέλιπον γράψαντες: wrote and left behind. Eng. idiom would use γεγραμμένους agreeing with οὕς. φίλοι γιγνώμεθα: become dear. “Already friends (τοῖς φίλοις), we are glad to have our mutual affection strengthened by the uniting force of a noble sentiment.” ἐμοὶ μέν: for μέν, see on i.1.1.
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