ἀμ. φωτὶ, i.e. Creon himself. The tone is half sulky, half whining. He has given up the game. ἀμαυρῷ here “"feeble"” (cp. 880 “βραχύς”, 958 “σμικρόν”), but in 182 “"dim"” (where see n.). Cp. 391 “τοιοῦδ᾽ ὑπ᾽ ἀνδρός”, said by Oed. of himself; and so 1109 “φωτός”.—Others render: “"for the blind man"” (Oed.), a dat. of interest with ποεῖν. This seems harsh.
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