ὡς γέροντι with μακρὰν: cp. Plat. Soph. 226C “ταχεῖαν, ὡς ἐμοί, σκέψιν ἐπιτάττεις” (“"a rapid process of thought for such as I am"”): Rep. 389 D “σωφροσύνης δέ, ὡς πλήθει, οὐ τὰ τοιάδε μέγιστα”; “"for the mass of men, are not the cardinal points of temperance such as these?"” Cp. 76. προὐστάλης, hast fared forward: a compound not found elsewhere in Trag., except in Aesch. Theb. 415 “Δίκη...νιν προστέλλεται”, sends him forth as her champion.
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