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ἄσκοποιπλάκες, the “"viewless fields"” of the nether world (cp. on 1564).

φερόμενον, pass., is clearly right, "borne away," helping ἔμαρψαν to express sudden and swift disappearance. Plat. Phaedo 98Bἀπὸ δὴ θαυμαστῆς ἐλπίδος... ᾠχόμην φερόμενος”, “"from what a summit of hope was I hurled headlong"”: Rep. 496 Dἐν χειμῶνι κονιορτοῦ καὶ ζάλης ὑπὸ πνεύματος φερομένου”. The midd. φερόμεναι, as “"carrying off to themselves,"” would be somewhat strange, and also much less forcible.

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