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νεύσατε with acc. of the boon, as Hom. Hymn. 5.445, Eur. Alc. 978Ζεὺς τι νεύσῃ” (more oft. “ἐπι-” or “κατανεύειν”).

τὰν ἀδόκητον χάριν, the unlooked-for grace, i.e. for which, after your stern words (226), we can scarcely dare to hope,—but which, for that very reason, will be the more gracious.

καὶ τὰ δοκηθέντ᾽ οὐκ ἐτελέσθη,
τῶν δ᾽ ἀδοκήτων πόρον εὗρε θεός


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    • Euripides, Alcestis, 978
    • Euripides, Medea, 1417
    • Homeric Hymns, Hymn 5 to Aphrodite, 445
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