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Hermann's μέλλετον (for the MS. μέλλετ̓) is fitting, since Oed. and Ant. have just been speaking together; and is clearly better than μέλλετέ γ̓ (Triclinius) or μέλλομεν (suggested by Elms.). The sing. τάχυνε rightly follows, since it is from Oed. alone that a reply is sought.

μακρὰ, neut. plur. as adv.: O. T. 883ὑπέροπτα” (n.): Aristoph. Lys. 550οὔρια θεῖτε”: Eur. Or. 152χρόνια...πεσὼν...εὐνάζεται”.

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    • Aristophanes, Lysistrata, 550
    • Euripides, Orestes, 152
    • Sophocles, Oedipus Tyrannus, 883
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