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ξεῖν̓. The Ionic voc. occurs even without metrical necessity, Eur. I. T. 798ξεῖν̓, οὐ δικαίως”: Soph. rarely uses ξεῖνος except in voc.: 1014 n.

ὑπέρ τ᾽ ἐμοῦ=ὑπὲρ ἐμοῦ τε: as O. T. 258 (where see n.), “κυρῶ τ᾽ ἐγώ”=ἐγώ τε κυρῶ: Ph. 1294. Cp. Tennyson's lines "To the Princess Frederica": “O you that were eyes and light to the King till he past away
From the darkness of life.

Ant. 989 (of the blind Teiresias and his guide) “δὔ ἐξ ἑνὸς βλέποντε”.

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    • Euripides, Iphigeneia in Taurus, 798
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