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ἐπαιτῶ, act., used by Soph. only here and O. T. 1416 (of a humble request): midd. once, El. 1124. The author of the Rhesus, also, has used it of mendicancy, 715 “βίον δ᾽ ἐπαιτῶν εἷρπ᾽ ἀγύρτης τις λάτρις”.

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    • Sophocles, Electra, 1124
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