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καὶ θαυμάζω γε: yes, and I marvel.

ἐγὼ μέν, ἔφη, οἶμαι, Σωκράτης: for a similar order of words, cf. καὶ τί δέ, ἔφη, ὁρᾷς, γυνή Oec. vii. 16, quid igitur, inquit, est causae, Brutus Cic. Brut. 91.

ὥσπερ καί, οὕτω καί: see on i.1.6. On the comparison with athletes, cf. i.2.24.

τῶν ἀντιπάλων: for the gen. with verbs of comparison, see G. 1120; H. 749. Cf. ὁρῶν ὑστερίζουσαν τὴν πόλιν τῶν καιρῶν seeing the city falling behind its opportunities Dem. xviii. 102.

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