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τί ποτέ ἐστιν: how in the world does it happen? Κεράμων: otherwise unknown. σὺ δὲ πολλούς: we might expect σὺ δὲ ὀλίγους, for the fourteen ἐλεύθεροι were very few in comparison with the immense number of slaves supported by rich men like Ceramon; but the phrase may be a simple repetition to maintain the parallelism with the πολλοὺς τρέφων of the preceding clause.
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