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λήγετε: cp. on 1694.

κακῶν δυσάλωτος, hard for calamity to capture. Every mortal is an easy prey to misfortune. The gen. as 1519: Ai. 910ἄφρακτος φίλων”, Ant. 847φίλων ἄκλαυτος”, ib. 1034μαντικῆς ἄπρακτος”. In prose a prep. would usu. be added, as Xen. Ages. 8. 8. 8τείχη ἀνάλωτα...ὑπὸ πολεμίων”. — Cp. Shaksp. Hen. VI. Pt. iii. 1. 4. 115"their woes, whom fortune captivates."

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