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οἷ: sibi. For the indir. refl., see on i.2.32. μάλα περιεῖπεν (impf.) αὐτόν: treated him (Crito) with great respect. Cf. καί μιν Ἄμασις εὖ περιεῖπε Hdt. ii. 169. προσεκαλεῖτο εἰς δίκην δημοσίαν: began public proceedings against. ἔδει κριθῆναι: he would have had to submit to decision. For ἔδει without ἄν, see on προαιρετέον ἦν ii. 7. 10. ὅ τι δεῖ παθεῖν ἢ ἀποτεῖσαι: a judicial formula, meaning corporal punishment or fine. Cf. Plato Apol. 36B, and πολλάκις ἐκρίθην ὅ τι χρὴ παθεῖν ἢ ἀποτεῖσαι Oec. xi. 25. The passage thus implies that the fellows would not have got off without punishment.
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