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1373. To value highly and lightly is περὶ πολλοῦ (πλείονος, πλείστου) and περὶ ὀλίγου (ἐλά_ττονος, ἐλαχίστου) τι_μᾶσθαι or ποιεῖσθαι: ““τὰ πλείστου ἄξια περὶ ἐλαχίστου ποιεῖται, τὰ δὲ φαυλότερα περὶ πλείονοςhe makes least account of what is most important, and sets higher what is less estimableP. A. 30a. The genitive of value, without περί, is rare: ““πολλοῦ ποιοῦμαι ἀκηκοέναι ἀκήκοα ΠρωταγόρουI esteem it greatly to have heard what I did from ProtagorasP. Pr. 328d.

a. The genitive of cause is rarely used to express the thing bought or that for which pay is demanded: ““οὐδένα τῆς συνουσία_ς ἀργύριον πρά_ττειyou charge nobody anything for your teachingX. M. 1.6.11, ““τρεῖς μναῖ διφρίσκουthree minae for a small chariotAr. Nub. 31.

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