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τῆς νόσου with πλησθῇς: ξυνουσίᾳ, causal dat.: sated with (wearied of) the disease, through consorting with it. It is also possible to join the verb with “ξυνουσίᾳ”, and to make the gen. depend on the latter: when the omission of “τῇ” would be an instance like “τῶν ἐχθρῶν κακά” ( Ant. 10 n.). The objection is that, though “πλησθῆναι” can take a dat. when it means simply ‘to be filled’ ( Thuc. 7. 75δάκρυσι πᾶν τὸ στράτευμα πλησθέν”), it usu. takes a gen. when it means ‘to be sated.’

αὑτὸς τοῖς λόγοις τούτοις, the same with (=consistent, in your action, with) these words. Plat. Euthyd. 298A σὺ εἶ αὐτὸς τῷ λίθῳ”; If “τούτοις” were absent, then “τοῖς λόγοις” could be a dat. of respect, ‘the same in regard to your words,’ like “αὑτός εἰμι τῷ βουλεύματι” ( Soph. O. T. 557 n.). But “τούτοις” shows that the other constr. is meant.


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  • Commentary references from this page (4):
    • Plato, Euthydemus, 298a
    • Sophocles, Antigone, 10
    • Sophocles, Oedipus Tyrannus, 557
    • Thucydides, Histories, 7.75
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