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[1214] δικάζει (see on 1205), prop. “tries, ” as a judge tries a cause δίκην δικάζει: here, “brings to justice,” punishes: a perhaps unique poetical use, for in Pind. O. 2.59, which Mitchell quotes, ἀλιτρὰ ... δικάζει τις = simply “tries.” Aesch. has another poet. use, Aesch. Ag. 1412δικαάζεις ... φυγὴν ἐμοί” = καταδικάζεις φυγὴν ἐμοῦ.

γάμον πάλαι τεκνοῦντα καὶ τεκνοῦμενον one in which τεκνούμενος has long been identified with τεκνῶν: i.e. in which the son has become the husband. The expression is of the same order as “τά γ᾽ ἔργα μου πεπονθότ᾽ ἐστὶ μᾶλλον δεδρακότα,Soph. OC 266.

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