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πόδα κλίνῃς (aor.) like “πόδα τρέπειν” (Eur. Suppl. 718), since, the seat being now at his side, he turns away from it if he moves forward. Wecklein explains it as =“γόνυ κάμψῃς” ("sit down"), but (1) “πόδα” could not here stand for “γόνυ”, and (2) the question is now of halting, not yet of sitting down (see 195).

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    • Euripides, Suppliants, 718
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