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[570] τοσόνδε γ᾽ If we read τὸ σὸν δέ γ᾽, the coarse and blunt τὸ σὸν would destroy the edge of the sarcasm. Nor would τὸ σὸν consist so well with the calm tone of Creon's inquiry in 571. τοσόνδε does not need δέ after it, since οἶσθα is a mocking echo of οἶδα. Cp. Eur. IT 554 OP. παῦσαί νυν ἤδη, μηδ᾽ ἐρωτήσῃς πέρα. ΙΦ. τοσόνδε γ᾽, εἰ ζῇ τοῦ ταλαιπώρου δάμαρ. Against the conject. τόσον δέ γ᾽ it is to be noted that Soph. has τόσος only in Soph. Aj. 185 (lyric, τόσσον), 277 δὶς τόσ᾽), and Soph. Trach. 53φράσαι τὸ σόν.

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