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[Greek] which strengthened my suspicion that this was the original ending of the second of the two lines above under consideration.
I believe this to be a hit at the writer's own countrymen who were of Phocaean descent, and the next following line to be a rejoinder to complaints made against her in bk.
{81} This line is enclosed in brackets in the received text, and is omitted (with note) by Messrs.
{82} This line exists in the text here but not in the corresponding passage xii.
The famous dactylism, therefore, of the Odyssean line was probably suggested by that of the Ileadic rather than by a desire to accommodate sound to sense.
Fully a month had passed, and we were constantly up and down the river, and down and up the bay, with no spare moments to devote to the particular fisherman who ran a Chinese line in the bight of Turner's Shipyard.
The speck of a boat grew larger and larger, till we could see Big Alec and his partner, with a turn of the sturgeon line around a cleat, resting from their labor to laugh at us.
It had been torn from the line, a section of which was dragging to it.
SOCRATES: Therefore the double line, boy, has given a space, not twice, but four times as much.
SOCRATES: What line would give you a space of eight feet, as this gives one of sixteen feet;--do you see?
SOCRATES: And the space of four feet is made from this half line?
SOCRATES: Such a space, then, will be made out of a line greater than this one, and less than that one?