ἀεὶ...νυκτῶν. “Usque ad multam noctem” (Stallb.). For this force of ἀεί, cp. ἀεὶ διὰ τοῦ βίου Phaedo 75 B, etc.; so with πόρρω, Gorg. 486 A τοὺς πόρρω ἀεὶ φιλοσοφίας ἐλαύνοντας. For the plural νύκτες, “night-watches,” cp. 223 C, Prot. 310 C πόρρω τῶν νυκτῶν: Phileb. 50 D. ἐν τῇ...κλίνῃ . ἐμοῦ is short for τῆς ἐμῆς (or ἐμοῦ) κλίνης: cp. the similar brachylogy in 214 C: Hom. Od. VI. 308. οἰκήματι. “Room”: cp. Prot. 315 D, Phaedo 116 A.
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