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ἄγροικα ἔφησθα. II 361 E. λέγων. See cr. n. I agree with Ast, Hermann, and Stallbaum in omitting εἶτα στρεβλώσονται καὶ ἐκκαυθήσονται “quia nec tempus antecedentibus congruit, nec sententiae ratio Socratem singula supplicia enumerare patitur” (Stallbaum). The passage to which the words refer runs as follows: μαστιγώσεται, στρεβλώσεται, δεδήσεται, ἐκκαυθήσεται τὠφθαλμώ (II 361 E): and εἶτα—ἐκκαυθήσονται (‘after that’—i.e. after they have been scourged —‘they will be racked’ etc.) is probably a marginal note intended to remind us of the further tortures specified in the earlier passage. Schneider and the Oxford editors retain the words as a parenthesis, which is, to say the least, exceedingly awkward.< 613E - 616B But what we have hitherto recounted is as nothing compared with the wages of Virtue and Vice hereafter. Let us hear the vision of Er, the son of Armenius. For twelve days he lay in a trance, during which his soul travelled to a meadow, where he heard the narrative of their experiences from other souls that had fulfilled the millennial period of reward or punishment. In most cases the recompense for good and evil actions was tenfold; but certain crimes were punished yet more sternly, and for some incurable sinners there was no hope at all.
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