τῆς ἐμῆς closely follows τοῦδε τἀνδρός, as Soph. OC 1329: so Soph. Aj. 865 “μυθήσομαι” immediately follows Αἴας θροεῖ. If a Greek speaker rhetorically refers to himself in the third person, he usu. reverts as soon as possible to the first.
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