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46. ἔμοιγ᾽ ἐξαρκεῖ κτλ. See Appendix I, pp. 214 ff. for the arrangement of this part of the poem.

48. γ᾽ ὀνησίπολιν. The MSS. read γ᾽ ὀνήσει πόλιν, which G. Hermann emended to τ᾽ ὀνησίπολιν, Bergk to ὀνασίπολιν.

49. οὐ μήν: so the MSS., and so, most probably, Plato; but Simonides can hardly have written this, which will not scan; see Appendix I, p. 217.

51. οὐ γάρ εἰμι φιλόμωμος probably belongs to an earlier part of the poem (before ἔμοιγ᾽ ἐξαρκεῖ: cf. οὐ διὰ ταῦτά σε ψέγω, ὅτι εἰμὶ φιλόψογος in line 45): see Appendix I, p. 217.

53. γενέθλα is Stephanus' correction for γένεθλα of the MSS., a mistake due to supposing that ἀπείρων (not from ἄπειρος) went with ἠλιθίων: it belongs to γενέθλα.

56. πάντα τοι καλάμέμικται sums up the whole moral teaching of the poem.

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