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[155] ἁζόμενος (rt. ἁγ, whence ἄγιος implies a religious fear: cp. Hom. Od. 9.478σχέτλι᾽, ἐπεὶ ξείνους οὐχ ἅζεο σῷ ἐνὶ οἴκῳ ἐσθέμεναι.τί μοι ...
χρέος
: “what thing thou wilt accomplish for me”: i.e., what expiation thou wilt prescribe, as the price of deliverance from the plague. Will the expiation be of a new kind(νέον)? Or will some ancient mode of atonement be called into use once more(πάλιν)?πάλιν recalls Aesch. Ag. 154μίμνει γὰρ φοβερὰ παλίνορτος οἰκονόμος δολία μνάμων μῆνις τεκνόποινος.νέον, adjective with χρέος:

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