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[963] Yes, he died of infirmities νόσοις ἔφθιτο), and of the long yearsτῷ μακρῷ χρόνῳ, causal dat.), in accordance with their term (συμμετρούμενος, sc. αὐτοῖς, lit. ”commensurably with them “): the part. being nearly equiv. to συμμέτρως, and expressing that, if his years are reckoned, his death cannot appear premature. Cp. 1113, and Soph. Ant. 387ποίᾳ ξύμμετρος προὔβην τύχῃ;” “seasonably for what hap?”

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