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καὶ μήν: and yet. See on i. 4. 12.

τούτων: i.e. σωφρονεῖν, εὐτακτεῖν, πειθαρχεῖν.

προσέχουσιν: they give heed to.

ἐν τούτοις: i.e. τοῖς στρατιωτικοῖς.

οὐδὲ εἷς: see on i.6.2.

ἔχουσι: are able.

αὐτοσχεδιάζουσιν: “hold command without preparation.” Cf. the conversation with Euthydemus in iv. 2, where Socrates scores the presumption of would-be impromptu statesmen.

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