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46. δέος, φόβος δ᾽ οὔ. Prodicus' distinction is just, though often dropped in practice: in φόβος ‘the physical agitation due to present danger ( παραυτίκα πτόησις, says Ammonius) is the leading idea’, in δέος the apprehension of evil to come (κακοῦ ὑπόνοια). See note on Euthyphr. 12B, where Plato implicitly recognises the difference.

35. ἀλλὰ τόδε: sc. διαφέρει. οὐδὲν διαφέρει does not of course mean ‘there is no difference’, but ‘it doesn't matter’.

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