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οὓς δή -- λέγειν: ‘of whom it is that you say the accuser of philosophy declares that,’ etc. For τὸν ἐγκαλοῦντα see 487 C note

ἰόντων ἐπί almost=‘woo her’: cf. 495 C ff., Symp. 210 A. πλησιάζω is similarly used in 490 B.

τὴν ἀνάγκην should be taken strictly. There is no possibility of escape: the majority must inevitably succumb. Cf. 492 E note

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