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ὑβρίζεις ... προπηλακίζεις Or. 23 § 120, ὧν ὕβρισε καὶ προὐπηλάκισεν, 9 § 60; 18 § 12. κοσμεῖν καὶ περιστέλλειν ‘Adorning and cherishing’ the right of citizenship. Or. 24 § 139 τὰ πάτρια περιστέλλειν. [Here it is a metaphor from putting on and gracefully adjusting clothes. Whence he adds εὐσχημονέστατα. P.]

ἵναἐφαίνετο Cf. ὅπως ἠλέγχθη, § 20. Goodwin's Moods and Tenses, § 44, 3=§ 333 ed. 1889. Kühner, § 553, 7.

ἄγεις εἰς μέσον κ.τ.λ. 45 § 16. ‘You drag it into public view, point (the finger of scorn) at it, criticize it; and all but taunt Athens with naturalizing (admitting to the freedom of the city) such a character as yourself.’ For the asyndeton, cf. § 52; and Or. 39 § 34 ἂν δ᾽ ἐπιβουλεύῃς, δικάζῃ, φθονῇς, βλασθημῇς.

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