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[1382] τὸν ἀσεβῆ naturally depends on ὠθεῖν. But, if so, it would be very awkward to take τὸν ... φανέντα κ.τ.λ. with ἀπεστέρησ᾽ ἐμαυτόν. Rather τὸν φανέντα κ.τ.λ. also depends on ὠθεῖν. “Bidding all to expel the impious one, —that man who has [since] been shown by the gods to be unholy—and of the race of Laius. ” His thought passes from the unknown person of the edict to himself, precisely as in 1440 f. The words καὶ γένους τοῦ Λαΐου are a climax, since the guilt of bloodshed, which the oracle had first denounced, was thus aggravated by a double horror.

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