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[656] “That thou shouldest never lay under an accusation (ἐν αἰτίᾳ βαλεῖν), so as to dishonour him (ἄτιμον), with the help of an unproved story (σὺν ἀφανεῖ λόγῳ), the friend who is liable to a curse (ἐναγῆ)”: i.e. who has just said (644) ἀραῖος ὀλοίμαν κ.τ.λ. Aeschin. 3.110γέγραπται γὰρ οὕτως ἐν τῇ ἀρᾷ: εἵ τις τάδε, φησί, παραβαίνοι, ... ἐναγής, φησιν, ἔστω τοῦ Ἀπόλλωνος,” “let him rest under the ban of Apollo”: as Creon would rest under the ban of the gods by whom he had sworn. Hdt. 6.56ἐν τῷ ἄγεϊ ἐνέχεσθαι,” to be liable to the curse. ἐν αἰτίᾳ βαλεῖν: Plat. Letter 7.341aὡς μηδέποτε βαλεῖν ἐν αἰτίᾳ τὸν δεικνύντα ἀλλ᾽ αὐτὸν αὑτόν,” “so that he may never blame his teacher, but only himself,” equiv. to ἐμβαλεῖν αἰτίᾳ: cp. the prose phrases ἐμβάλλειν εἰς συμφοράς, γραφάς, ἔχθραν, κ.τ.λ. Eur. Tro. 305εἰς ἔμ᾽ αἰτίαν βάλῃ.” Seidler's σύ γ᾽ ἀφανεῖ λόγων, which Wolff adopts, is specious.

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