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ἱερός, as now formally the “ἱκέτης” of the Eumenides (44)

εὐσεβής, since he has come thither “κατ᾽ ὀμφὰς τὰς Ἀπόλλωνος(102).

φέρων ὄνησιν: the first hint, to the Chorus, of the “κέρδη” mentioned in the prayer which only his daughter witnessed (92). Cp. 72.


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