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ὧν καὶ ἐρῶσι. “In the actual objects of their passion”: the full statement would be ἐρῶσι τῶν σωμάτων ἐκείνων (sc. παίδων γυναικῶν) ὧν ἐρῶσι μᾶλλον τῶν ψ.

τὸ διαπράξασθαι. A polite euphemism for the sexual act: cp. 182 C, Phaedrus 256 C; Lysias I. 33.

ἔστι γὰρ...ἄρρενος. Observe that the reasons are put in chiastic order.

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    • Plato, Phaedrus, 256c
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