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ταῦτα: the qualities mentioned in 5.

πρὸ τοῦ χρῆσθαι: “before we have tested them by experience.”

τούτῳ πιστεύομεν ποιήσειν: for the omission of the subj. of the inf. when it is the same as the obj. of the main verb, see G. 895, 2; H. 941, and cf. τί οὖν Ὁμήρῳ οὐ πιστεύεις καλῶς λέγειν Plato Charm. 161 A.

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