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λόγῳ, in the light of reason, with calm reflection (in contrast to the blind passion for power which afterwards seized them), a dat. of manner, cp. 381, O. T. 405ὀργῇ λελέχθαι”, Ant. 621σοφίᾳ...ἔπος πέφανται.

τὴν πάλαιφθοράν, beginning with the curse called down on Laïus by Pelops, for robbing him of his son Chrysippus. Cp. Ant. 596῾οφ τηις λαβδαξιδ ηουσἐ οὐδ᾽ ἀπαλλάσσει γενεὰν γένος, ἀλλ᾽ ἐρείπει θεῶν τις” etc.: one generation doth not free another, but some god brings ruin.

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