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Πολυμνίας. “The Muse of the sublime hymn” here replaces Aphrodite, being selected out of the Nine probably, as Ast supposes, because the first part of her name is congruous with the character of Aphr. πάνδημος.

προσφέρῃ...καρπώσηται...ἐμποιήσῃ. Supply as subject the indef. τις.

καθ᾽ ὅσον παρείκει. “So far as possible.” Cp. Rep. 374 E, Laws 734 B.

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