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βόρειος ἀκτὰ, a shore exposed to the north wind, and so lashed by the waves (κυματοπλὴξ) which that wind raises χειμερία, in the stormy season. Cp. Ant. 592στόνῳ βρέμουσιν ἀντιπλῆγες ἀκταί” (in a like comparison). So Tr. 112πολλὰ γὰρ ὥστ᾽ ἀκάμαντος νότου βορέα τις κύματ᾽ἴδοι” (of the troubles of Heracles).

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