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ἑκών, “"if thou canst help it"”: cp. Plat. Prot. 345Dὃς ἂν ἑκὼν μηδὲν κακὸν ποιῇ”: in prose more often with “εἶναι” added, as Symp. 214 Eἑκὼν γὰρ εἶναι οὐδὲν ψεύσομαι”: almost always in sentences which contain or imply a negative: but Her. 7.164 has “ἑκών τε εἶναι καὶ δεινοῦ ἐπιόντος οὐδενὸς...καταθεὶς τὴν ἀρχήν”.

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    • Herodotus, Histories, 7.164
    • Plato, Symposium, 214e
    • Plato, Protagoras, 345d
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