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οὔτε γάρ: not followed by a correlative οὔτε, an irregularity easily explained by the vivacity of the conversation. Instead of a second οὔτε, we have (in 20) ἀλλὰ μὴν οὐδ᾽ ἄν, and, instead of a third οὔτε, the clauses beginning εἰ δὲ δή.

πεφυκέναι: to be by nature.

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