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ἀλλὰ καὶ τοῦτο, ἔφην, ἔγωγε, ὦ Ἰσχόμαχε, πάνυ ἂν ἡδέως σου πυθοίμην, πότερα αὐτὸς σὺ ἐπαίδευσας τὴν γυναῖκα ὥστε εἶναι οἵαν δεῖ ἢ ἐπισταμένην ἔλαβες παρὰ τοῦ πατρὸς καὶ τῆς μητρὸς διοικεῖν τὰ προσήκοντα αὐτῇ.
I would be delighted to hear this too from you, Ischomachus - whether you educated your wife to be as capable as she ought to be yourself, or whether she was already educated in the duties which fall to her when you took her from her father and mother.
Xenophon Economics 7.4 (71)
πότερον οὖν κάλλιστον ἐν γραμματιστοῦ τὰ ὅμοια γράμματα γράφειν ταχὺ ἢ ἡσυχῇ;
So when you're with your writing teacher is it best to write out the same letters quickly or quietly?
Plato Charmides 159c (86)
πότερα οὖν ὅσα ἐμοὶ δοκεῖ δεῖν ἀποκρίνεσθαι, τοσαῦτά σοι ἀποκρίνωμαι, ἢ ὅσα σοί;
Should I answer for as long as I think is necessary or for as long as you think is necessary?
Plato Protagoras 334 (185)
πότερον καλῶς ἐλέγετο ἑκάστοτε ἢ οὔ, ὅτι ταῖς μὲν δεῖ τῶν δοξῶν προσέχειν τὸν νοῦν, ταῖς δὲ οὔ;
Were we right or not when we used to say that we ought to pay attention to some opinions and not to others
Plato Crito 46d (413)
Σωκράτης: οὐκοῦν ἐκ τῶν ὁμολογουμένων τοῦτο σκεπτέον, πότερον δίκαιον ἐμὲ ἐνθένδε πειρᾶσθαι ἐξιέναι μὴ ἀφιέντων Ἀθηναίων ἢ οὐ δίκαιον·
Socrates: Then we agree that the question is whether it is right for me to try to escape from here without the permission of the Athenians, or not right.
Plato Crito 48c (434)
πότερον ἃ ἄν τις ὁμολογήσῃ τῳ δίκαια ὄντα ποιητέον ἢ ἐξαπατητέον;
ought a man to do what he has agreed to do, provided it is right, or may he violate his agreements?
Plato Crito 49e (439)
ἀπιόντες ἐνθένδε ἡμεῖς μὴ πείσαντες τὴν πόλιν πότερον κακῶς τινας ποιοῦμεν, καὶ ταῦτα οὓς ἥκιστα δεῖ, ἢ οὔ;
If we go away from here without the consent of the state, are we are doing harm to the very ones to whom we least ought to do harm, or not?
Plato Crito 49e (440)

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