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ἐφοβούμην . . . λέγοι: I was afraid there was something in what he said.

ὅς γε: qui quidem, cf. 348 e, 1. 13. See H. 1037, 1.

ὑπέθετο: strictly, lay down a principle in order to reason from it, then in general maintain. Cf. 361 b ὑποθέμενος. Similarly 343 e ὑπειπόντα, and 359 a ὑποκειμένων.

εἰς τὸ πρόσθεν προελθών: freq. of a road or an investigation; so προϊέναι. Cf. Legg. iii. 682 a εἰς δὴ τὸ πρόσθεν προέλθωμεν ἔτι τοῦ νῦν ἐπελθόντος ἡμῖν μύθου, Symp. 174 d κελεύειν (Σωκράτη) προϊέναι εἰς τὸ πρόσθεν (forwards), Gorg. 497 a καὶ πρόϊθί γε ἔτι εἰς τοὔμπροσθεν, below, 357 d εἰς τὸ πρόσθεν ἔτι ὡμολογήκατε, Soph. 258 c εἰς τὸ πρόσθεν ἔτι ζητήσαντες.

τὸ πρότερον: adv.

παρέσχε: called out.

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