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μηδὲ καταγνῷς τῶν ἀνθρώπων τοσαύτην δυστυχίαν, ‘and do not condemn mankind to such an unfortunate position’ &c. Schneider, on Areop. 49, quotes this passage in support of his view that δυστυχεῖς there means ‘poor creatures’ (armselige Narren), and renders δυστυχίαν in this passage by stoliditatem; there is, however, no reason to suppose that it is not here used in its literal sense. περὶ τὰ θηρία τέχνας εὑρήκαμεν κτἑ: Isocr. works out this comparison at great length in Antidos. 211 ff. τὰς ψυχάς: see note on E. 23. ὡς . . . οὕτω διάκεισο τὴν γνώμην: cp. E. 29 οὕτω διέκειτο τὴν γνώμην, ὥσπερ . . .
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