< τοι>: see on 1670. ἄρ᾽ ἦν. The impf. of new perception: “"there was such a thing, then"” (all the time), though I did not know it before: Ph. 978 “ὅδ᾽ ἦν ἄρα ι ὁ ξυλλαβών με”: Eur. fr. 807 “μέγιστον ἆρ᾽ ἦν ἡ φύσις”: Plat. Gorg. 508C “ἃ Πῶλον αἰσχύνῃ ᾤου συγχωρεῖν, ἀληθῆ ἄρα ἦν”, “"were true all the time."” (Distinguish the impf. of previous admission: ib. 478 C “οὐ...τοῦτ᾽ ἦν εὐδαιμονία”, “"happiness, we agreed, was not this."”）
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