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ἀπολύω

acquit, release

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ἐξαπατάω

deceive, trick

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ἐπίσταμαι (+ inf.)

know how to (+ inf.); understand

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μέλλω (+ fut. inf.); (+ present inf.)

be about to (+ fut. inf.); hesitate (+ pres. inf.)

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ὄδε, ἥδε, τόδε

this here

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ὅτι

because

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συγγνώμην ἔχω (+ dat.)

forgive, pardon (+ dat.)

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ὕστερος, α, ον

later, last (of two)

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ὕστερον

later, further

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ΦΙΛ. (weeping) εἰς κόρακας. ὡς οὐκ ἀγαθὴν νομίζω τὴν φακῆν.

PHIL. “Go to Hell. How bad (not good) I consider the lentil soup.”

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ἐγὼ γὰρ ἀπεδάκρυσα, τὴν φακῆν ταύτην κατεσθίων.

“For I burst into tears as I ate this lentil soup.”

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ΒΔΕΛ. οὔκουν ἀποφεύγει δῆτα ὁ κύων;

BDEL. “The dog is acquitted, then?”

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ΦΙΛ. χαλεπόν μοί ἐστιν εἰδέναι.

PHIL. “It is difficult for me to know.”

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ΒΔΕΛ. (pleads again). ἴθ’ ὦ πατρίδιον, ἐπὶ τὰ βελτίω τρέπου.

BDEL. “Come, Daddy dear, turn to better things.”

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(hands him a voting pebble) τήνδε λαβὼν τὴν φῆφον τῇ χειρί, θὲς ἐν τῷ ὑστέρῳ κάδῳ, ...

“Tacking this voting-pebble in your hand, put it into the further voting urn ...

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... καὶ ἀπόλυσον, ὦ πάτερ.

... and acquit him, Father.”

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ΦΙΛ. (his resolve returns). οὐ δῆτα.

PHIL. “No indeed.”

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κιθαρίζειν γὰρ οὐκ ἐπίσταμαι.

“For I do not know how to play the lyre.”

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ΒΔΕΛ. φέρε νύν σε τῇδε περιάγω.

BDEL. “Come now, let me take you round this way.”

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(περιάγων οὖν περίπατον πολύν, ἐπὶ τὸν ὕστερον κάδον πρῶτον βαδίζει.)

(So taking him on a big walkabout, he walks to the further voting urn first)

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ΦΙΛ. ὅδε ἐσθ’ ὁ πρότερος;

PHIL. “Is this the nearer?”

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ΒΔΕΛ. οὗτος. θὲς τὴν ψῆφον.

BDEL. “This is it.” “Place the voting-pebble.”

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ΦΙΛ. αὕτη ἡ ψῆφος ἐνταῦθ’ ἔνεστιν. (puts pebble in the urn).

PHIL. “The voting-pebble is in here.”

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ΒΔΕΛ. (πρὸς ἑαυτὸν λέγει)

BDEL. (he speaks to himself)

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εὖ γε. ἐξηπάτησα αὐτόν.

“Hurrah! I have deceived him.”

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ἀπέλυσε γὰρ Φιλοκλέων τὸν κύνα οὐχ ἐκών, τὴν ψῆφον θεὶς ἐν τῷ ὑστέρῳ κάδῳ.

“For Philokleon has acquitted the dog unwillingly, by putting the voting-pebble in the further voting-urn.”

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ΦΙΛ. πῶς ἆρ’ ἠγωνισάμεθα;

PHIL. “How then have we contested?”

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ΒΔΕΛ. δηλώσειν μέλλω.

BDEL. “I intend to reveal [it].”

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(looks in the urn, counts, and then declares) ἀπέφυγες, ὦ Λάβης.

“You have been acquitted, Labes.”

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(Philokleon faints) πάτερ, πάτερ. τί πάσχεις;

“Father, Father. What are you suffering?”

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οἴμοι, ποῦ ἐσθ’ ὕδωρ;

“Alas, where is water?”

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ἔπαιρε σεαυτόν, άνίστασο.

“Lift yourself up, stand up.”

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εἰπέ νυν ἐκεῖνο μοι, ὄντως ἀπέφυγεν;

PHIL. “Now tell me, has he really been acquitted?”

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ἀπολεῖς με τῷ λόγῳ.

“You will destroy me with the word.”

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ΒΔΕΛ. νὴ Δία.

BDEL. “[Yes] by Zeus.”

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ΦΙΛ. οὐδέν εἰμ’ ἄρα.

PHIL. “Then I am nothing.”

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ΒΔΕΛ. μὴ φρόντιζε, ὦ δαιμόνιε, ἀλλ’ ἀνίστασο.

BDEL. “Don’t worry, my good fellow, but stand up.”

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ΦΙΛ. ἀλλ’ ἐγὼ φεύγοντα ἀπέλυσα ἄνδρα τῇ ψήφῳ;

PHIL. “But did I acquit the man who was the defendant, with the voting-pebble?”

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τί πάσχω;

“What do I suffer?”

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τί ποτε πείσομαι;

“Whatever shall I suffer?”

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ἀλλ’ ὦ πολυτίμητοι θεοί, συγγνώμην μοι ἔχετε, ὅτι ἄκων αὐτὸ ἔδρασα, τὴν ψῆφον θεὶς καὶ οὐκ ἑλών.

“But, O much-honored gods, forgive me, because I did that by placing my voting-pebble involuntarily and not convicting.”

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ἀπολύω

acquit, release

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ἐξαπατάω

deceive, trick

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ἐπίσταμαι (+ inf.)

know how to (+ inf.); understand

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μέλλω (+ fut. inf.); (+present inf.)

be about to (+ fut. inf.); hesitate (+ pres. inf.)

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ὄδε, ἥδε, τόδε

this here

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ὅτι

because

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συγγνώμην ἔχω (+ dat.)

forgive, pardon (+ dat.)

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ὕστερος, α, ον

later, last (of two)

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ὕστερον

later, further

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