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[109] αἰτίας,“crime”: Soph. Aj. 28τήνδ᾽ οὖν ἐκείνῳ πᾶς τις αἰτίαν νέμει.” For δυστέκμαρτον, hard to track, cp. Aesch. Eum. 244 (the Furies hunting Orestes) εἶεν: τόδ᾽ ἐστὶ τἀνδρὸς ἐκφανὲς τέκμαρ. The poet hints a reason for what might else have seemed strange—the previous inaction of Oedipus. Cp. 219

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