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Take πρὸς τὸ λιπαρὲς with μηκύνῳ λόγον: “"do not wonder if with eager insistence I prolong my words to my children, now that they have appeared unexpectedly"”:

πρὸς τὸ λ.=“λιπαρῶς”, as “πρὸς βίαν”=“βιαίως, πρὸς ἡδονήν” =“ἡδέως”: Ai. 38πρὸς καιρόν”=“καιρίως”: El. 464πρὸς εὐσέβειαν” (“λέγει”)=“εὐσεβῶς”. It is possible to join πρὸς τὸ λ. with θαύμαζε, as Schneidewin and others do, comparing Tr. 1211φοβεῖ πρὸς τοῦτο”: but such a constr. for “θαυμάζειν” is without example.

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    • Sophocles, Ajax, 38
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