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[638] τὸ μηδὲν ἄλγος the generic use of μή (“a grief such as to be naught,” —quod nihili sit), here giving a causal force (“seeing that it is naught”): cp. 397, 1019; Soph. El. 1166δέξαι ... τὴν μηδὲν ἐς τὸ μηδέν”: εἰς μέγα φέρειν, make into a great matter: cp. (Soph. Phil. 259νόσος ἀεὶ τέθηλε κἀπὶ μεῖζον ἔρχεται.

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