: but little different from καί τοι
) in rejoinders, espepecially to statements made by the speaker. Cf. Apol.
29 b καὶ τοῦτο πῶς οὐκ ἀμαθία ἐστίν;
Dem. vi. 16 κᾳὶ τίς ἂν ταῦτα πιστεύσειεν;
ἀνθρώπους ἀγαθοὺς κτἑ.
: sc. as one must assume, according to the statement of the sophists. The addition of ἐξαιρεθέντας ἀδικίαν . . . ἀδικεῖν τούτῳ
(just here lies the ἀδικία
) ὃ οὐκ ἔχουσιν
serves to bring out very strongly the want of consistency in the theory.
: after they had gotten.
See on 503 e
. Cf. Apol.
19 a, Soph. E. 1256
“μόλις γὰρ ἔσχον νῦν ἐλεύθερον στόμα
ὡς ἀληθῶς δημηγορεῖν
: here denotes the delivery of a long, connected discourse as opposed to dialectic investigation. It is also a reply to Callicles' accusation in 482 c ὡς ἀληθῶς δημηγόρος ὤν