: “he halts them.” They would probably otherwise go their own way.
: see on 447 d
τοῦ μεγάλου βασιλεώς
: why just this example is chosen, is seen from what is said in 470 e
: see on 519 a
: another case of ‘gnomic aorist,’ which gives a certain degree of liveliness to the recital. So εἶδεν, ἀπέπεμψεν
. See on 484 a
.οὐδὲν ὑγιὲς ὂν κτἑ.
: the following passage can be traced in Tac. Ann.
vi. 6 neque frustra praestantissimus sapientiae firmare solitus est, si recludantur tyrannorum mentes, posse aspici laniatus et ictus, quando ut corpora verberibus, ita saevitia, libidine, malis consultis animus dilaceretur.
: after the analogy of the body, which belongs to a μαστιγίας
(cf. above in c). Likewise σκολιὰ καὶ οὐδὲν εὐθύ
corresponds to διεστραμμένα
, and καὶ . . . εἶδεν
may also have some connexion with παχύς