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ἀναγκαζόμενος: i.e. by a large reward, as was the case also with the sophists.

ταῦτα: see on 310 e.

ἀπάλαμνος: base, wanton. Cf. Theogn. 281 δειλῷ γάρ τ᾽ ἀπάλαμνα βροτῷ πάρα πόλλ̓ ἀνελέσθαι | πὰρ ποδός, ἡγεῖσθαί θ᾽ ὡς καλὰ πάντα τιθεῖ it is in the power of wretched mortal to commit many lawless deeds, and to imagine that he directs all successfully, Pind. O. ii. 57 ὅτι θανόντων μὲν ἐνθάδ᾽ αὐτίκ̓ ἀπάλαμνοι φρένες | ποινὰς ἔτισαν of the dead, lawless souls suffer at once here on earth their penalties.

ὑγιὴς ἀνήρ: a sound man. This is a pred. after ὃς ἂν and sums up the preceding preds. Cf. Simonides, Frag. 50 Schn., 37 Bgk. καλὸν πρόσωπον.

ἀπείρων: equiv. to ἄπειρος, ἀπερείσιος.

“Everything, even that which is ordinary, is good, provided only there is nothing base, shameful, connected with it.”

τέ: epic use of the particle subjoined to relatives. See G. 151. N. 4; H. 1041.

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