ἐγὼ εὖ οἶδ᾽ ὅτι κτἑ.
: here again
Protagoras leaves it for Socrates to refute this interpretation by citing other words from the poem. See below.
: for the prolepsis, see on 313 b
, l. 19.δοκεῖν
: redundant, as though οἶμαι
had not preceded, although it depends upon the latter. Cf. Soph.
225 d δοκῶ μὴν τό γε ἀμελὲς τῶν οἰκείων
(the neglect of one's own affairs
) γιγνόμενον καλεῖσθαι κατὰ γνώμην τὴν ἐμὴν οὐχ ἕτερον ἀδολεσχικοῦ
(nothing else than garrulity
); in Parm.
165 c the expression ταὐτὸν φαίνεσθαι πεπονθέναι
depends upon the preceding δόξει
, Xen. Hell.
vii. 4. 35 ἐνόμιζον τῷ θεῷ οἴεσθαι μᾶλλον ἂν οὕτω χαρίζεσθαι they thought they would thus the rather please the god.