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ἀλλὰ γάρ: introduces (like at enim) an objection, γάρ being explained by some omitted thought like “an objection presents itself.”

τί: adv. accusative.

πεινήσουσι: for this and the following fut. inds., cf. ἀξιώσεις 12.

τι ἄλλο: to be read together, wherein else. After ἄλλο γε , acc. to Eng. idiom, a ὅτι might be expected, which is not necessary in Greek. Cf. τί γὰρ ἄλλο κινδυνεύσεις ii. 3. 17. “The difference between willing and unwilling submission to indignities is only this, that he who submits willingly incurs, in addition to his suffering, the charge of folly.”

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