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[1294] The subject to δείξει is Oedipus. Cp. Soph. Aj. 813χωρεῖν ἕτοιμος, κοὐ λόγῳ δείξω μόνον.Soph. OC 146δηλῶ δ᾽”: “and I prove it” (viz. that I am wretched), like τεκμήριον δέ. In Aristoph. Eccl. 933δείξει γε καὶ σοί: τάχα γὰρ εἶσιν ὡς ἐμέ,” a person just mentioned is the subject of both verbs, as just afterwards we have, Aristoph. Eccl. 936, δείξει τάχ᾽ αὐτός. On the other hand the verb seems really impersonal in Aristoph. Frogs 1261πάνυ γε μέλη θαυμαστά: δείξει δὴ τάχα” (for the subject cannot well be either μέλη or Aeschylus): and so in Hdt. 2.134διέδεξε,” it was made clear: as Hdt. 2.117δηλοῖ,” it is manifest. In Hdt. 3.82, however, the subject to διέδεξε may be μουναρχίη. Cp. Plat. Hipp. Maj. 288bεἰ δ᾽ ἐπιχειρήσας ἔσται καταγέλαστος, αὐτὸ δείξει” (the event will show): cp. Plat. Theaet. 200e, and see on 341. The central door of the palace is now opened. Oedipus comes forth, leaning on attendants; the bloody stains are still upon his face.

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