ἀφεὶς σεαυτόν an appropriate phrase, since ἀφιέναι was the regular term when the natural avenger of a slain man voluntarily released the slayer from the penalties: Dem. 38.59 “ἂν ὁ παθὼν αὐτὸς ἀφῇ τοῦ φόνου τὸν δράσαντα”: Antiph. 2.2 “οὐ τὸν αἴτιον ἀφέντες τὸν ἀναίτιον διώκομεν.”
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