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[128] ναὶ δ̀η ταῦτά γε, yea, as thou sayest.ταῦτα” as usual refers to the person addressed; it is used as a sort of exclamation without any strict construction. This was probably a familiar phrase, virtually equivalent to ‘yes,’ and only strengthened by “ναὶ δή”. In this use it is found in Attic comedy; e.g. Aristoph. Pax 276, Aristoph. Vesp. 142ταῦτ᾽ δεσπότα” . ‘yes, sir!’ Aristoph. Eq. 111ΔΗΜ. τοὺς χρησμοὺς ταχὺ κλέψας ἔνεγκε . . ΝΙΚ. ταῦτ” . Aristoph. Ach. 815