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δράσω, probably aor. subj. (cp. 478), though it might be fut.: cp. Tr. 973τί πάθω; τί δὲ μήσομαι; οἴμοι”. So Eur. Phoen. 1310οἴμοι, τί δράσω; πότερ᾽ ἐμαυτὸν πόλιν στένω δακρύσας”, etc. The Phoenissae being the earlier play, it is possible that Soph. had it in mind, but it is quite as likely that the coincidence is accidental: it is at any rate trivial.

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