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[1224] ὅσον δ᾽ see on 29.

ἀρεῖσθε take upon you, i.e. have laid upon you: like αἴρεσθαι ἄχθος (so Soph. Ant. 907πόνον,Soph. Trach. 491νόσον”: while in Hom. Il. 14.130μή πού τις ἐφ᾽ ἕλκεϊ ἕλκος ἄρηται” is more like Hom. Il. 12.435μισθὸν ἄρηται,” “win. ”

ἐγγενῶς = ὡς ἐγγενεῖς ὄντες, like true men of the Cadmean stock to which the house of Labdacus belonged (261, 273).

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