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[840] πάθος a calamity, —viz. that of being proved blood-guilty. The conjecture ἄγος is specious. But πάθος shows a finer touch; it is the euphemism of a shrinking mind (like the phrase ἤν τι πάθω for θάνω). For perf. with ἄν cp. 693.

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