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[1101] If in 1090 we keep οὐκ ἔσει τὰν αὔριον, it is best to read here with Arndt. σέ γ᾽ εὐνάτειρά τις. On the view that in 1090 τὰν ἐπιοῦσαν ἔσει was a probable emendation (see Appendix on that verse), I proposed to read here, σέ γ᾽ ἔφυσε πατὴρ Λοξίας; If the σε of ἔφυσε had once been lost (through a confusion with the preceding σέ), ΓΕΦΥΠΑΤΗΡ might easily have become ΓΕΘΥΓΑΤΗΡ: the τις (which is not in L) would have been inserted for metre's sake, and the change of Λοξίας to Λοξίου would have followed. (It cannot be objected that a mention of the mother is required here, since, as the context shows, the foremost thought is, “what god was thy sire? ”) It would be a very forced way of taking σέ γέ τις θυγάτηρ to make θυγάτηρ depend on μακραιώνων, and Λοξίου on πελασθεῖσ᾽ (i.e., “some daughter of the Nymphs wedded to Pan, or haply to Loxias ”). Nor does it seem easy to take θυγάτηρ with τᾶν μακραιώνων in both clauses ( “some daughter of the Nymphs, wedded to Pan, or perhaps to Loxias ”). On the whole, I now prefer Arndt's correction. -For σέ γε in the second alternative, cp. Soph. Phil. 1116πότμος σε δαιμόνων τάδ᾽, οὐδὲ σέ γε δόλος ἔσχεν.Hdt. 7.10 (ad fin.) διαφορεύμενον κου ἐν γῇ τῇ Ἀθηναίων σέ γε ἐν τῇ Λακεδαιμονίων.

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