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Κλείτωνα: not mentioned elsewhere.

ἀλλοίους: “of various appearances and postures.”—δρομεῖς κτλ.: for the Greek athletic contests, see Smith's Dict. Antiq. s.v. Ludus.

ψυχαγωγεῖ: allures.

τὸ ζωτικὸν φαίνεσθαι: the lifelike appearance. It is interesting to remember that Socrates himself was trained as a sculptor by his father Sophroniscus; and that a marble group of the Graces (αἱ Χάριτες), said to have been executed by him, was seen by Pausanias near the entrance to the Acropolis. See Introd. § 1.

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