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[290] τά γ᾽ ἄλλα ... ἔπη the rumours which were current —apart from the knowledge which the seer may have to give us. Not “the other rumours.” Cp. Plat. Phaedo 110eκαὶ λίθοις καὶ γῇ καὶ τοῖς ἄλλοις ζῴοις τε καὶ φυτοῖς.κωφὰ: the rumour has died down; it no longer gives a clear sound. Cp. fr. 604 λήθην τε τὴν ἅπαντ᾽ ἀπεστερημένην, κωφήν, ἄναυδον. Soph. Aj. 911 πάντα κωφός, πάντ᾽ ἄϊδρις,” reft of all sense and wit.

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