λήγετε: cp. on 1694. κακῶν δυσάλωτος, hard for calamity to capture. Every mortal is an easy prey to misfortune. The gen. as 1519: Ai. 910 “ἄφρακτος φίλων”, Ant. 847 “φίλων ἄκλαυτος”, ib. 1034 “μαντικῆς ι ἄπρακτος”. In prose a prep. would usu. be added, as Xen. Ages. 8. 8. 8 “τείχη ἀνάλωτα...ὑπὸ πολεμίων”. — Cp. Shaksp. Hen. VI. Pt. iii. 1. 4. 115 “"their woes, whom fortune captivates."”
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