English and reading and expounding the same - indeed " all and every act or acts of parliament concerning doctrine or matters of religion."
In expounding these ideas Socrates limited himself to the sphere of practice.
He was expounding over the fact that his father had approached the inheritance issue again.
He crowns his criticism by expounding what he considers to be the true scientific method, which, as has been pointed out by Fischer, is simply that Baconian doctrine against which his attack ought to have been directed.
In the second he not only enlarges his matter and gives multiplied applications of his ideas, but also follows the synthetic method, first expounding the laws he had discovered and then proving them by the facts to which they are applied.