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φίλτρα: with somewhat contemptuous reference to φίλτρον in 11.

ἀπεκρύπτου: have been keeping (this knowledge) to yourself. Cf. ii. 6. 29; iii. 6. 3.

ὀκνεῖς: the conj. like the Lat. an, when a previous declarative sent. implies a question.

αἰσχρὸς φανῇς: “appear to lower yourself.”

Χαιρεφῶν: described by Plato (Apol. 21A) as σφοδρὸς ἐφ̓ τι ὁρμήσειε.

ἡγεμονικώτερος: better fitted to take the first step. Cf. ἡγεμονικοὶ πρὸς τὰ πονηρά Cyr. ii. 2. 25.

τῷ ποιεῖσθαι: for the articular inf. after verbs and adjs., cf. 11; i. 2. 3.

ἡγούμενος: cond., if you take the lead.

τοῦτο: belongs in meaning to τὴν φιλίαν ταύτην, equivalent to “good terms again.”

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