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ἀφαιρῶν ἑκάτερος i.e. both of them declining to depose to the terms entered in the will by Phormion, not by Pasion himself as is alleged.

καταλιπεῖν sc. δεινὸν ἡγεῖτο μαρτυρεῖν. The previous participial sentence is subordinate only, and does not carry καταλιπεῖν with it. ‘There was no danger in a minor (i.e. Pasicles) deposing that his father had left him a document entitled “a will.”’ Kennedy. Lit. ‘with the word WILL written upon it’; § 18 ἐπιγεγράφθαι διαθήκη Πασίωνος.

For ἐπιγεγραμμένον διαθήκην cf. Virg. Ecl. III 106inscripti nomina regum...flores.

χρημάτων κλοπὴ § 34 ἱφῄρηται and § 81 mit.—γυναικὸς διαφθορὰ §§ 27 and 3.—On ὕβπ<*>ν cf. § 4, where the γάμος leads to a γραφὴ ὕβρεως being threatened by Apollodorus.

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