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[448] πρόσωπον “thy face,”—thy angry presence: the blind man speaks as though he saw the “vultus instantis tyranni.” Not, “thy person” (i.e. thy royal quality): πρόσωπον is not classical in this sense, for which cp. the Hellenistic προσωποληπτεῖν,“ to be a respecter of persons,” and the spurious Phocylidea 10 (Bergk Poet. Lyr. p. 361) μὴ ῥίψῃς πενίην ἀδίκως: μὴ κρῖνε πρόσωπον.

οὐκ ἔσθ᾽ ὅπου there is no case in which ... : cp. 355, 390.

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