κλύων not strictly = πειθαρχῶν, “obediently” （in which sense κλύειν takes gen., “τῶν ἐν τέλει,” Soph. Aj. 1352）, but simply, “on hearing them”: δέχεσθαι, as Soph. Phil. 1321 “κοὔτε σύμβουλον δέχει.” τῇ νόσῳ ὑπηρετεῖν, = θεραπεύειν τὴν νόσον, to do that which the disease requires （for its cure）, like “ὑπηρετοίην τῷ παρόντι δαίμονι” Soph. El. 1306. In Eur. fr. 84, 7 οὐδ᾽ αὖ πένεσθαι κἀξυπηρετεῖν τύχαις ι οἷοί τε, Nauck now gives with Athenaeus 413 C καὶ ξυνηρετμεῖν. Acc. to the commoner use of the word, the phrase would mean to humour the disease, i.e. obey morbid impulses: cp. Lys. 12.23 “τῇ ἑαυτοῦ παρανομίᾳ προθύμως ἐξυπηρετῶν,” eagerly indulging the excess of his own lawlessness.
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