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διέξοδοι: attractive tales, descriptions In 361 d, detailed exposition, course of argument.

ἔπαινοι: more general than ἐγκώμια.

ἕτερα τοιαῦτα: sc. ποιοῦσιν, see on 312 d. For the thought, see Ar. Nub. 964 εἶτα βαδίζειν (sc. ἔδει) ἐν ταῖσιν ὁδοῖς εὐτάκτως εἰς κιθαριστοῦ | τοὺς κωμήτας γυμνοὺς ἀθρόους then those of the same district had to go in good order through the streets, in a body and wearing only the chiton, to the school of the harp-player.

ἄν: gives a shade of contingency in final clauses. Cf. Gorg. 481 a μηχανητέον ὅπως ἂν διαφύγῃ καὶ μὴ δῷ δίκην ἐχθρός.

ἄλλων: see on 316 d, 1. 24.

μελοποιῶν: viz. the Aeolic and Doric lyric poets, the dithyrambic poets Cecidas, Lamprocles, Lasos, Cydias and others, besides the choral songs of the tragedians.

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