δόκησις ... λόγων a suspicion resting on mere assertions （those made by Oedipus）, and not supported by facts （ἔργα）: hence ἀγνὼς, unknowing, guided by no real knowledge. Thuc. 1.4 “οὐ λόγων ... κόμπος τάδε μᾶλλον ἢ ἔργων ἐστὶν ἀλήθεια”: 3. 43 τῆς οὐ βεβαίου δοκήσεως.δάπτει δὲ: Oedipus was incensed against Creon, without proof; on the other hand （δὲ） Creon also （καὶ） was incensed by the unjust accusation. δάπτει might be historic pres., but need not be so taken: Creon is still pained. Aesch. PB 437 “συννοίᾳ δὲ δάπτομαι κέαρ.” The version, “and even injustice wounds,” would make the words a reflection;—“An accusation galls, even when unfounded”: but this is unsuitable.
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