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παγγέλοιοι. Cp. 189 B, 215 A; the context shows that -γέλοιος here is nearly equiv. to καταγέλαστος. Of Socr., as of S. Paul, it was said that “his speech was contemptible.”

ὀνόματα καὶ ῥήματα. See 198 B n.

ἔξωθεν περιαμπέχονται. Cp. 216 B ἔξωθεν περιβέβληται.

σατύρου [ἂν] τινὰ. Stallb. vainly argues in a long note “ἄν tenendum et per ellipsin verbi (i.e. οὖσαν) explicandum esse.”

ὑβριστοῦ. Cp. 215 B, 175 E. In δοράν, the satyr's “hide,” there is an allusion, no doubt, to the flaying of Marsyas by Apollo.

ὄνους γὰρ κτλ. “His talk is of pack-asses and smiths and cobblers and curriers” (Jowett). Schol. κανθηλίους: τοὺς βραδεῖς νοῆσαι ἀφυεῖς. ἀπὸ κάνθωνος, ὅς ἐστιν ὄνος, εἰρημένοι, κτλ.: cp. Ar. Vesp. 170 ff., 177 ff. For ὄνοι in Plato, cp. Gorg. 516 A, Rep. 563 C; for χαλκεῖς, Prot. 319 D, Crat. 388 D, 389 E. Cp. Gorg. 490 C ff., where Callicles objects ἀτεχνῶς γε ἀεὶ σκυτέας τε καὶ κναφέας καὶ μαγείρους λέγων καὶ ἰατροὺς οὐδὲν παύει κτλ.: Xen. Mem. I. 2. 37 δὲ Κριτίας, Ἀλλὰ τῶνδέ τοί σε ἀπέχεσθαι, ἔφη, δεήσει, Σώκρατες, τῶν σκυτέων καὶ τῶν τεκτόνων καὶ τῶν χαλκέων: ib. IV. 4. 5—6: Max. Tyr. diss. IX. 1.

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