νέμεσις γάρ, sc. “πενθεῖν ἐστί”: it is provocative of divine anger to mourn, as if insensible of the divine beneficence. Il. 14.80 “οὐ γάρ τις νέμεσις φυγέειν κακόν”, “"'tis no matter for indignation that one should flee from ill"”: Od. 1.350 “τούτῳ δ᾽ οὐ νέμεσις...ἀείδειν”: Arist. Rhet. 2.9.11 “ἐὰν οὖν ἀγαθὸς ὢν μὴ τοῦ ἁρμόττοντος τυγχάνῃ, νεμεσητόν”: where, however, the “νέμεσις” is human, not, as here, divine. Cp. El. 1467 “εἰ δ᾽ ἔπεστι νέμεσις, οὐ λέγω” (in revoking words which might offend the gods).
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