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ἆρ᾽ We should expect ἆρ᾽ οὐχ, which, like nonne, distinctly implies an affirmative answer, But ἆρα is not unfrequently used alone, to denote a simple interrogation, the context showing whether a negative or, as here, an affirmative reply is expected. Xen. Cyr. IV 6 § 4ἆρα βέβληκα δὶς ἐφεξῆς;” (L. and S.).

μνήματα...τινὰ Not μνήματα παλαιὰ as before. The description is made as general as possible to show that the piece of ground in question had all the essential characteristics of private property.—τἄλλ: ἅπερ The speaker does not specify what is included in this et ceteτa, but the depositions probably went into further detail.

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