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καὶ μήν: as in i. 6. 3.

Ἑρμογένης: a loyal follower of Socrates. He was a son of the rich Hipponīcus, but lived in great poverty, the father's immense wealth having passed to Callias, a son by another wife. Cf. Sym. iii. 14; iv. 46-50; Plato Crat. 384 C, 391 C.

τὸ ὑπηρέτην ἔχειν, οἶμαι ἀντάξιον εἶναι: the possession of an assistant is, in my judgment, an equivalent.

παραμόνιμον: lit. remaining with, loyal, in contrast with the runaway slave. Cf. ii.4.5.

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