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ἔοικά γε (sc. οἷός τ᾽ εἶναι κτἑ.): is a partial assent to the assertion implied in Callicles' question, “You would doubtless be quite capable,” etc.—The following clause with γοῦν seems to be urged in proof, but it is really more of a complaint.

συχνοὺς . . . τῶν λόγων: cf. 465 e συχνὸν λόγον ἀποτέτακα. The part. gen. emphasizes the distinctness of the arguments.—For the agreement of the adjective in gender and number with. the subst., cf. Xen. Cyr. iii. 2. 2 πολλὴν τῆς χώρας, iv. 5. 4 τῶν ἄρτων τοὺς ἡμίσεις.

πρὸς φιλίου: see on 500 b.

παιδεύειν . . . εἰς ἀρετήν: cf. Xen. Cyn. 13. 3 ἐπ᾽ ἀρετήν.

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