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28. μητέρα πατέρα ἀλλόκοτον. Sauppe remarks that from Homer onwards μήτηρ generally comes first in such enumerations—an interesting survival, perhaps, of the greater importance assigned to the mother in primitive Greece. ἀλλόκοτον (‘eccentric’ as in Rep. VI. 487D) from ἄλλος (in its sinister sense) and κότος (i.q. τρόπος, ἦθος, ὀργή) according to Phrynichus (quoted by Kroschel).

29. πατρίδα: see Crito, 50E-51C.

34. ἔτι μᾶλλον: not = μᾶλλον κατ᾽ ἀξίαν, but—as is presently explained—because they ‘add voluntary feuds to those which they cannot avoid’.

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