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The place of του before φωτός (cp. Ai. 29καί μοί τις ὀπτήρ”, Ph. 519μὴ νῦν μέν τις εὐχερὴς παρῇς”) would be less awkward if φυγὴν and μήπω changed places: but the latter is reserved for the emphatic place at the beginning of the verse.

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