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οὐ μικρόν: ‘litotes,’ as shown by the following πολὺ δὲ μέγιστον. Cf. i.2.23.

εἴ τις: “whoever,” referring to ἀπατεῶνα.

ὅστις: instead of εἴ τις. For the same variation, cf. i.6.13.

ἐξηπατήκοι: the pf. emphasizes the deception as an accomplished fact.—ἐμοὶ μὲν κτλ.: Xenophon's conclusion. For μέν, see on i.1.1.

τοιάδε: instead of the more usual τοιαῦτα, perhaps as bringing the whole conversation more vividly before the eye. See H. 696 a.

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