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τοὺς μὲν τυράννους: as if Euthydemus had spoken, not of some princes, but of the princes as a class.

δῆλον ὅτι: evidently. See on iii. 7. 1.

φαυλότης: lit. worthlessness, here “lack of insight.”

φροντίζω μὴ : for obj. clauses with verbs of fearing, see on i.2.18.

κινδυνεύω γὰρ ἁπλῶς οὐδὲν εἰδέναι: for I seem to know absolutely nothing.

πάνυ ἀθύμως ἔχων: in a very despondent frame of mind.

τῷ ὄντι ἀνδράποδον: cf. ἀνδραποδώδεις 22, and ὅπως μὴ ἀνδράποδα ὦμεν 23.

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