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τοῖς ὀνόμασι καὶ ῥήμασιν. The dative is instrumental.

δοκεῖν -- δοκεῖν. The repetition “partim perspicuitatis studio, partim sermonis familiaris negligentiae cuidam tribuenda videtur” Schneider, who cites in illustration Laws 859 D, where there is a similar repetition of εἶναι. Other parallels will be found in Engelhardt Anac. Pl. Spec. III p. 44.

ῥυθμῷ καὶ ἁρμονίᾳ κτλ. Rhythm and Pitch are the two elements of Music: see III 398 D note The words αὐτὰ ταῦτα mean ‘just these’ and no more: viz. Metre and Music. For the sense cf. (with Ast) Isocrates Evag. 8—10.

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