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φέροντα=φερόμενον: O. T. 590πάντ᾽ ἄνευ φόβου φέρω”: cp. 1411.

καὶ τόδ̓. As καὶ οὖτος (like et is, isque), or καὶ ταῦτα, introduces a strengthening circumstance ( Her. 6. 11εἶναι δούλοισι, καὶ τούτοισι ὡς δρηπέτῃσι”), so here καὶ τόδε marks the last step of a climax. Some edd. point thus, φέροντα: taking ἐξαρκοῦν as=ἐξαρκεῖ, "and that suffices me": but this (a) supposes a very harsh ellipse of ἐστί, (b) maims the rhythm, (c) weakens the force of the series σμικρὸνμεῖονἐξαρκοῦν. ἐμοί after Οἰδίπουν: cp. 1329: as O.T. 535τῆς ἐμῆς” after τοῦδε τἀνδρός (like Tr. 1073 f.): Ai. 865μυθήσομαι” after Αἴας θροεῖ: Plat. Euthyphro 5 Aοὐδέ τῳ ἂν διαφέροι Εὐθύφρων τῶν πολλῶν...εἰ μὴ εἰδείην”.

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    • Herodotus, Histories, 6.11
    • Plato, Euthyphro, 5a
    • Sophocles, Ajax, 865
    • Sophocles, Oedipus at Colonus, 1411
    • Sophocles, Oedipus at Colonus, 1329
    • Sophocles, Oedipus Tyrannus, 535
    • Sophocles, Oedipus Tyrannus, 590
    • Sophocles, Trachiniae, 1073
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