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τοῦτον αὐτὸν...σιωπᾶν ‘that the prosecutor himself should be silent, if he saw me in my mule-saddle (for what could he say?)’ The insertion of ἄν before σιωπᾶν is unnecessary, because the parenthesis, τί γὰρ ἂν καὶ ἔλεγεν; is equivalent to ὥσπερ ἂν ἐσιώπα. — δυνατός, ‘sound’: cp. § 4, τῷ σώματι δύνασθαι. οἷς ‘when I have the same reason for using both these resources’ (crutches and riding).
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