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ἀναπείθω

persuade over to one’s side

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βαρέως φέρω

take badly, find hard to bear

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δικάζω

be a juror; make a judgement

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ἐξέρχομαι

go out; come out

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ἐπεί

when; since

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καθίζομαι

sit down

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καθίζω

sit down

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πλησίον

nearby (+ gen.); near

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ΞΑΝΘΙΑΣ οὐδέποτ’ ἐξευρήσετε, ὦ θεαταί.

XANTHIAS “You will never find [it] out, spectators.”

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εἰ δὴ βούλεσθε εἰδέναι τίς ἡ νόσος ἡ τῷ πατρὶ ἐμπεσοῦσα, σιωπᾶτε νῦν.

“Indeed, if you want to know what the illness is that has befallen the father, be silent now.”

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λέξω γὰρ ὑμῖν ἐν ἀπορίᾳ δὴ οὖσι τὴν τοῦ γέροντος νόσον.

“For I shall tell you, being in perplexity, the illness of the old man.”

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φιληλιαστής ἐστιν ὥσπερ οὐδεὶς ἀνήρ.

“He is a lover of being a juror in the court of the Eliaia, like no man.”

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δίκας γὰρ ἀεὶ δικάζει καὶ τὸ δικαστήριον φιλεῖ, ...

“For he is always being a juror and loves the law court, ...

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... τῆς μὲν ἡμείρας καζιζόμενος ἐν τῷ δικαστηρίῳ, τῆς δὲ νυκτὸς ὀνειροπολῶν δίκας.

... sitting in the lawcourt during the day and dreaming of cases during the night.”

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καίτοι οἱ μὲν ἐρασταὶ γράφουσιν ἐν θύρᾳ τινί “Δῆμος καλός,” ...

“Indeed, lovers write on the door ‘Demos is beautiful,’ ...

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... οὗτος δὲ ἰδὼν καὶ προσιὼν παραγράφει πλησίον “Κημὸς καλός.”

... but this man, on seeing and approaching, writes alongside nearby ‘Kemos [a voting funnel] is beautiful.’”

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τοῦτον οὖν φυλάττομεν ...

“So we are guarding this man, ...

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...τούτοις τοῖς μοχλοῖς ἐγκλείσαντες, πολλοῖς τε οὖσι καὶ μεγάλοις.

... having shut him in with these bars which are many and big.”

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ὁ γὰρ υἱὸς αὐτοῦ, ἐπεὶ τὸν πατέρα ἔμαθεν φιλιαστὴν ὄντα, ...

“For when his son learned that his father was a lover of being a juror in the lawcourt of the Eliaia, ...

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... τὴν νόσον βαρέως φέρων, ...

... finding the illness hard to bear, ...

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... πρῶτον μὲν ἐπειρᾶτο ἀναπείθειν αὐτὸν μὴ ἐξιέναι θύραζε, τοιάδε λέγων·

... first he tried to persuade him not to go out of the house, saying such things:

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“διὰ τί,” ἦ δ’ ὅς, “ἀεὶ δίκας δικάζεις, ὦ πάτερ, ἐν τῷ δικαστηρίῳ;

... ‘Why,’ he said, ‘do you always judge cases in the lawcourt?’

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ἆρ’ οὐ παύσῃ ἡλιαστὴς ὤν;

‘Won’t you stop being a juror in the Eliaia court?’

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ἆρα τῷ σῷ υἱῷ οὐ πείσῃ;

‘Won’t you obey your son?’”

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ὁ δὲ πατὴρ αὐτῷ μὴ ἐξιέναι ἀναπείθοντι οὐκ ἐπείθετο.

“But the father didn’t obey him persuading [him] not to go out.”

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εἶτα ὁ ὑιὸς τὸν πατέρα ἐκορυβάντιζεν.

“Then the son introduced the father into the Korybantic rites.”{

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ὁ δὲ πατήρ, εἰς τὸ δικαστήριον ἐμπεσών, αὐτῷ τῷ τυμπάνῳ ἐδίκαζεν.

“But the father, having fallen [headlong] into the lawcourt, was a juror, drum and all.”

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ἐντεῦθεν ἔνδον ἐγκλείσαντες αὐτὸν εφυλάττομεν τούτοις τοῖς δικτύοις.

“From that time, having shut him inside, we have been guarding him with these nets.”

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ἔστι δ’ ὄνομα τῷ μὲν γέροντι Φιλοκλέων, τῷ δ’ υἱῷ γε τούτῳ Βδελυκλέων.

“The name of the old man is Philokleon, while the name of his son is Bdelykleon.”

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ἀναπείθω

persuade over to one’s side

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βαρέως φέρω

take badly, find hard to bear

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δικάζω

be a juror; make a judgement

33

ἐξέρχομαι

go out; come out

34

ἐπεί

when; since

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καθίζομαι

sit down

36

καθίζω

sit down

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πλησίον

nearby (+ gen.); near

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