ἄκονθ᾽ not as if he had been a criminal who sought to hide conscious guilt; but because he had not foreseen the disclosure which was to result from his inquiry into the murder of Laius. —χρόνος, which φύει ἄδηλα （Soph. Aj. 647）: fr. 280 πρὸς ταῦτα κρύπτε μηδέν, ὡς ὁ πάνθ᾽ ὁρῶν ι καὶ πάντ᾽ ἀκούων （cp. note on 660） πάντ᾽ ἀναπτύσσει χρόνος: see on 614. Time is here invested with the attributes of the divine omniscience and justice.
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