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ἄλαστ᾽ ἔχειν, unforgettable (dreadful) to endure: “ἔχειν” epexeg.: see on 231. Trag. borrowed the word from the epic “πένθος ἄλαστονIl. 24.105), “ἄλαστον ὀδύρομαιOd. 14.174): so Aesch. Pers. 990κακὰἄλαστα στυγνὰ πρόκακα”. Cp. 1482. Wecklein's ὀχεῖν ( Od. 7.211ὀχέοντας ὀϊζύν”) is perh. right: cp. Aesch. P.V. 143φρουρὰν ἄζηλον ὀχήσω”.

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    • Aeschylus, Prometheus Bound, 143
    • Aeschylus, Persians, 990
    • Homer, Odyssey, 14.174
    • Homer, Odyssey, 7.211
    • Sophocles, Oedipus at Colonus, 1482
    • Homer, Iliad, 24.105
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