ἀπετείναμεν: see on 329 a, l. 20, and for the discourses themselves, 319 a f. and 323 c ff.
ὥσπερἄνθρωπος: Plato not infrequently employs such personifications. The most celebrated is that of the laws, cf. Crito 50 a ff.
Hermann Sauppe. James A. Towle. Commentary on Plato: Protagoras. Ginn & Company. Boston and London. 1889.
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