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ὥσπερ κτλ. Handicrafts were usually hereditary among the Greeks: cf. Prot. 328 A and Blümner Privatalt. p. 395 notes διακονεῖν should be taken with ἄξουσι. The change of construction is illustrated by Schneider (Addit. p. 41) from Tim. 74 B ἐμηχανᾶτο, ἵναπαρέχοι, τὴν δὲ σάρκαἔσεσθαι κτλ. Herwerden inserts δεῖ, and Richards διδάσκωνται, after θέᾳ, but the text is probably sound.

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