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προσέχων: as Euthydemus was represented in 3 as departing (ἀποχωροῦντα), either he must have changed his mind, or the present discourse is to be referred to another occasion. νομίζων περιβάλλεσθαι: the pres. inf. is especially appropriate here: “thinking that all the time he was wrapping himself in.” θαυμαστὸν γάρ: now it is surprising. τί ποτε: see on i.1.1. The irony is somewhat strengthened by ποτέ. παρὰ τοῖς ἀρίστοις κτλ.: “with teachers of the highest reputation.” πάντα: everything imaginable. See on ii. 2. 6. ἕνεκα τοῦ ποιεῖν: that they may do. ὡς οὐκ ἂν ἄλλως γενόμενοι: in the belief that otherwise they could not become. τῶν δὲ βουλομένων: while of those who wish, part. gen. with τινές. The argument is a fortiori, a favorite form with Socrates; cf. 2.
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