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The Apology

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Author: Xenophon
Language: English
Wordcount: 4,264 / 19 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 83.5
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 2,077
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Genre: Essays

Translated by H.G. Dakyns

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ather foolhardy."

[6] See "Mem." IV. viii. 4 foll.), a passage of which this is either an "ebauchement" or a "rechauffe."

[7] Or, "the philosopher's cast of thought."

[8] Dikasteries.

[9] {to daimonion}.

[10] {edein}, i.e. at any moment.

[11] For the phrase {iskhuros agamenos emauton}, cf. "Mem." II. i. 19.

[12] L. Dindorf cf. Dio Chrys. "Or." 28, {anagke gar auto en probainonti anti men kallistou aiskhrotero gignesthai k.t.l.}

[13] {apoteleisthai}. In "Mem." IV. viii. 8, {epiteleisthai}.

[14] Or, "God of his good favour vouchsafes as my protector that I should," etc. For {proxenei} cf. "Anab." VI. v. 14; Soph. "O. C." 465, and "O. T." 1483; and Prof. Jebb's notes ad loc. "the god's kindly offices grant to me that I should lose my life."

[15] Cf. Plat. "Phaed." 66.

"No doubt," he added, "the gods were right in opposing me at that time (touching the inquiry, what I was to say in my defence),[16] when you all thought the great thing was to discover some m

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