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ἔλεγον μηδένα ἐθέλειν . μή with the infinitive after verbs of saying, thinking and the like “carries with it the emphasis of the witness on oath, so to speak the emphasis of desire” (Gildersleeve in A. J. Ph. 1 50). Cf. Theaet. 155 A, Euthyph. 6 B, Phaed. 94 C al., and infr. III 407 E, IV 419 A.

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    • Plato, Euthyphro, 6b
    • Plato, Phaedo, 94c
    • Plato, Theaetetus, 155a
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