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μέν: (after μόρια) im plies an antithesis, οὐ δὲ ὀνόματα πέντε ἐπὶ ἑνὶ πράγματι, as indicated in l. 28 above. See on 347 e, l. 29.

δὲ ἀνδρεία: this forms the subject of discussion in the Laches.

διαφερόντως: not in 359 b (where other points are repeated freely). This is not so much a strengthening of the superlative, as an emphasizing of ἀνδρειοτάτους above the preceding superlatives. Peculiarly, surpassing all the rest, are they very courageous. Thus also in Tim. 23 c πόλις ἀρίστη πρός τε τὸν πόλεμον καὶ κατὰ πάντα εὐνομωτάτη διαφερόντως, Thuc. viii. 68. 3 παρέσχε δὲ καὶ Φρύνιχος ἑαυτὸν πάντων διαφερόντως προθυμότατον ἐς τὴν ὀλιγαρχίαν. Thus in some cases μᾶλλον with the comp.

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