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[354] ἐξεκίνησας ἐκκινεῖν is used of starting game, Soph. El. 567ἐξεκίνησεν ποδοῖν ... ἔλαφον”: of rousing one from rest, Soph. Trach. 1242, and fig. of exciting pain which had been lulled, Soph. Trach. 979. Here the notion is that of a startling utterance. Cp. the use of κινεῖν in the sense of mooting subjects which should not have been touched: Eur. El. 302ἐπεὶ δὲ κινεῖς μῦθον,” i.e. since thou hast broached this theme: cp. Soph. OC 1526 δ᾽ ἐξάγιστα μηδὲ κινεῖται λόγῳ.” In Eur. Med. 1317τί τάσδε κινεῖς κἀναμοχλεύεις πύλας;” Porson, with the author of the Christus Patiens, reads λόγους, thinking that Aristoph. Cl. 1399 καινῶν ἐπῶν κινητὰ καὶ μοχλευτά” alluded to that place. So ἀκίνηταἔπη = “ἀπόρρηταSoph. OC 624, Soph. Ant. 1060ὄρσεις με τἀκίνητα διὰ φρενῶν φράσαι. κίνει, κ.τ.λ.

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