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[1229] The construction is ὅσα κακὰ τὰ μὲν κεύθει, τὰ δὲ αὐτίκα ἐς τὸ φῶς φανεῖ: cp. Soph. El. 1290πατρῴαν κτῆσιν ... ἀντλεῖ, τὰ δ᾽ ἐκχεῖ κ.τ.λ.” The house concealsκεύθει)the corpse of Iocasta; it will presently discloseφανεῖ)the selfblinded Oedipus: both these horrors were due to conscious acts (ἑκόντα),as distinguished from those acts in which Oed. and Iocasta had become involved without their knowledge (ἄκοντα). ἑκόντα ... ἄκοντα for ἑκούσια ... ἀκούσια, the epithet of the agent being transferred to the act: see on 1215.

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