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ὅσον γ᾽ ἂν δύναμις παρείκῃ. The phrase is not found elsewhere in Plato, although παρείκει is found with a personal subject ( θεός, θεοί) again in Theaet. 150 D, Laws 934 C. Herwerden would eject δύναμις (cf. Symp. 187 E καθ᾽ ὅσον παρείκει), but such a word is very unlikely to have been interpolated. δύναμις is simply ‘our powers’: the article is omitted as in the idiomatic κατὰ δύναμιν, εἰς δύναμιν.

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