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22. ὡς ἀντιλέγωνοὕτω διελεγόμην. Asyndeton is frequent in such sentences: cf. Rep. II. 359B (cited by Heindorf) εἰ τοιόνδε ποιήσαιμεν τῇ διανοίᾳ, δόντες ἐξουσίανεἶτ᾽ ἐπακολουθήσαιμεν κτλ. See on 311E

24. ἐγένετο Πρωταγόρου ὄνομα. With ἐγένετο ὄνομα (for which Kroschel reads ἐλέγετο ὄνομα) cf. Apol. 20D τί ποτ᾽ ἔστιν τοῦτο ἐμοὶ πεποίηκε τό τε ὄνομα καὶ τὴν διαβολήν: γίγνεσθαι is the usual passive to ποιεῖν. With the sentence generally cf. Euthyphr. 4E-5A, where Euthyphro says οὐδὲν γὰρ ἄν μου ὄφελος εἴη, Σώκπατες, οὐδέ τῳ ἂν διαφέποι Εὐθύφπων τῶν ρολλῶν ἀνθπώρων, εἰ μὴ κτλ.: see note in loc. for more parallels.

25. οὐκ ἤρεσενκαὶοὐκ ἐθελήσοι. The combination of indicative and optative in the same sentence in indirect speech is fairly common: Goodwin, M.T. p. 261, § 670.

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