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[525] I formerly kept τοῦ πρὸς δ᾽, with L. But the anastrophe of πρός seems to be confined to instances in which it is immediately followed by an attributive genitive, equiv. to an epithet: see on 178. For πρὸς τοῦ δ᾽ we could indeed cite Aesch. Eum. 593πρὸς τοῦ δ᾽ ἐπείσθης καὶ τίνος βουλεύμασιν;” But I now prefer τοὔπος δ᾽, because (1) Creon seems to ask the Chorus for a confirmation of the almost incredible report that Oed. had brought such a charge: he would naturally be less concerned to know whether any one had uttered it before Oed. (2) Verse 527 favours τοὔπος. —Cp. 848 ἀλλ᾽ ὡς φανέν γε τοὔπος.

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