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ἄπληστον: like the sieve in Gorg. 493 A—D (Nettleship). Nothing can ‘fill up the cistern’ of his lust. τήν τε -- πόλιν. I follow the Oxford editors in putting τε for γε (see cr. n.). γε is not indefensible; but the balance with τόν τε τοιοῦτον ἄνδρα is strongly in favour of τε: see the examples cited in Hoefer de part. Plat. p. 12. ὀδυρμοὺς δέ. See cr. n. Jowett defended τε: Campbell and all the other editors do better in accepting the text of Ξ. A few MSS have γε: and Plato may have written ὀδυρμοὺς δέ γε as Schneider suggests. ἐν ἀνδρὶ κτλ.: ‘and in an individual,’ viz. as contrasted with a πόλις, whence the emphatic position to which the words are assigned. In ἐν ἄλλῳ τινὶ the idiom is akin to ‘partitive apposition’: see IV 431 A note
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