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προσβλέψαι. This may have been the vox propria for a lover's glance, cp. Ar. Plut. 1014 (quoted below).

οὑτοσὶ. This (elliptical) use of , alioquin, “but that,” is “regular with δεῖ, προσήκει, and the like, in the preceding clause” (Adam on Prot. 323 A).

ζηλοτυπῶν. This is a ἅπ. εἰρ. in Plato: cp. Ar. Plut. 1014 ff. ὅτι προσέβλεψέν μέ τις, | ἐτυπτόμην διὰ τοῦθ᾽ ὅλην τὴν ἡμέραν. | οὕτω σφόδρα ζηλότυπος νεανίσκος ἦν.

θαυμαστὰ ἐργάζεται. Cp. Laws 686 C θ. ἐργασάμενον; Theaet. 151 A θ. δρῶντες; 182 E above θ. ἔργα ἐργαζομένῳ: similarly 218 A ποιοῦσι δρᾶν τε καὶ λέγειν ὁτιοῦν.

τὼ χεῖρε. This and 214 D below are the only exx. in Plato of ἀπέχεσθαι in the sense continere (manum): elsewhere it occurs mainly in poetry (Od. XXII. 316, etc.).

μανίαν. Cp. Laws 839 A λύττης...ἐρωτικῆς καὶ μανίας: Soph. fr. 162 νόσημ᾽ ἔρωτος τοῦτ᾽ ἐφίμερον κακόν: and 173 D supra.

φιλεραστίαν. “Amor quo quis amatorem amplectitur” (Ast); equivalent to ἀντέρως (Phaedrus 255 D): cp. 192 B.

ὀρρωδῶ. Horresco, a strong word for “quaking with fear.”

διαλλαγή. Alcib. catches up Socrates' word διάλλαξον and negatives it with a “What hast thou to do with peace?” “But,” he proceeds, “I'll have that out with you by-and-bye!” (see 214 C ad fin. ff.). Then, with a sudden change of tone from bullying and banter to affectionate earnestness, he begins νῦν δέ μοι κτλ.

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