εἰς χρήματα...πολιτικὰς. The reasons for which Hug, after Hirschig and others, rejects these words—as (1) superfluous for the sense, and (2) spoiling the responsion of the clauses ἐάν τε καρτερήσῃ and ἄν τε...καταφρονήσῃ—are not convincing. This is the only ex. of διάπραξις, actio, cited by L. and S. ἔστι γὰρ κτλ. Hug, objecting to the “ganz unerträgliche Anakoluthie,” follows Vermehren in excising the clause ἔστι...νόμος, as a gloss on the following νενόμισται, and writing ὡς γὰρ for ὥσπερ. This is too rash. For the sense, cp. 183 B and the passage from Isocr. Hel. 219 B there quoted. ἦν...εἶναι. For simple ἦν (ἔστι) with accus. and infin. cp. Phaedo 72 D ἀλλ᾽ ἔστι τῷ ὄντι...τὰς τῶν τεθνεώτων ψυχὰς εἶναι. For ἐθέλων as adj. (“volun tarily”) in prose, cp. Xen. Anab. VI. 2. 6; Lys. XIX. 6: in poetry the use is common, e.g. Soph. O. T. 649.
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