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διὰ λόγων, ‘in prose’; cp. Xen. Cyrop. i. 4. 25ἐν λόγῳ καὶ ἐν ᾠδαῖς” and the use of oratio in Latin, e. g. “et in poematis et in oratione(Cic. Orat. 21).

σημεῖον δὲ μέγιστον: περὶ μὲν γάρ: for the omission of ἐστί and this use of γάρ (which is often omitted and which we should not translate in English) cp. § 51 μέγιστον δὲ τεκμήριον: τῶν γάρ, and N. C. 21 τὸ δὲ μέγιστον . . . γάρ.

οἱ περὶ τὴν φιλοσοφίαν ὄντες: cp. οἱ περὶ τὴν μουσικήν (§ 4). On the meaning of φιλοσοφία in Isocr. see Introd. p. 14.

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