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May he come, may he come! May his vessel,
his many-oared ship, not tarry
until he has reached our city,
leaving the island altar
where he is sacrificing.
660May he arrive full of longing,
all fused in one with his specious garb,
his robe smeared over with persuasion.
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    • Sir Richard C. Jebb, Commentary on Sophocles: Philoctetes, 961
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    • William Watson Goodwin, Syntax of the Moods and Tenses of the Greek Verb, Chapter IV
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