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ὡσπερεὶ . . . πληγείς: a contest of opinions is often compared to a boxing match, in which stunning blows would be received in the face. Cf. Euthyd. 303 a ἐγὼ μὲν οὖν ὥσπερ πληγεὶς ὑπὸ τοῦ λόγου ἐκείμην ἄφωνος, Phil. 22 e ἔμοιγε δοκεῖ νῦν ἡδονή σοι πεπτωκέναι καθαπερεὶ πληγεῖσα ὑπὸ τῶν νῦν δὴ λόγων.

ἰλιγγίασα: cf. Gorg. 486 b ἰλιγγιῴης ἂν καὶ χασμῷο (gape) οὐκ ἔχων τι εἴποις, Lys. 216 c.

σέ: i.e. the ἕταιρος mentioned in the opening of the dialogue, cf. 309 a ff.

ἐγγένηται: cf. Phaedo 86 e χρόνου ἐγγενομένου.—

λέγοι: opt. after a historical present. See G. 201 Rem.

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