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ἀλλ᾽ ἀεὶ κτλ. With the sentiments cf. III 410 A ff., VI 498 B note On φανεῖται see cr. n. If we retain φαίνηται, as I formerly did, with J. and C., Schneider and the early editions, the conjunctive is parallel to the future ἔσται, both depending on ὅπως: cf. (with Schneider) Tim. 18 E μηχανᾶσθαι κλήροις τισίν, ὅπωςξυλλήξονται, καὶ μή τις αὐτοῖς ἔχθραγίγνηται. A few additional examples are cited by Kühner Gr. Gr. II p. 893 note 5. In this instance, however, φαίνηται is particularly awkward, and may easily be a corruption of φανεῖται, under the influence of the preceding ἐάν. q has φαίνοιτο, which doubtless springs from the same misunderstanding which produced the corruption ζῴη for ζήσει in C. φανεῖται is adopted also by Ast, Stallbaum, and a reviewer of my Text of the Republic in Hermathena XXIV p. 256. We must understand the clause as still under the government of ὅπως, and not as independent; otherwise the verb becomes otiose, as it is in fact regarded by Hermann, Stallbaum and Baiter, all of whom bracket it.

ἐάνπερ -- μουσικὸς εἶναι. Cf. IV 432 A, 443 D, E.

οὐκοῦν -- ξυμφωνίαν; sc. τῆς ἐν τῇ ψυχῇ ἕνεκα ξυμφωνιας ἁρμόσεται.

τοῦ πλήθους κτλ.: i.e. τοῦ πλήθους τῶν χρημάτων κτλ.: cf. VIII 563 B note οὐκ before ἐκπληττόμενος is not interrogative, but negatives ἐκπληττόμενοςαὐξήσει. The interrogative force of οὐκοῦν is carried on from the last sentence.

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