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συγχεῖ, confounds, ruins, effaces: Tr. 1229: Her. 7.136συγχέαι τὰ πάντων ἀνθρώπων νόμιμα”: esp. fitting here, since applicable to breach of treaties, Il. 4.269σύν γ᾽ ὅρκι᾽ ἔχευαν Τρῶες”.

παγκρατὴς, epithet of sleep in Ai. 675, and of fire in Ph. 986. Cp. Shaksp. Sonnets 63, 64"With Time's injurious hand crush'd and o'erworn"”:...“"by Time's fell hand defaced."

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    • Herodotus, Histories, 7.136
    • Sophocles, Ajax, 675
    • Sophocles, Philoctetes, 986
    • Sophocles, Trachiniae, 1229
    • Homer, Iliad, 4.269
    • William Shakespeare, Sonnets, lxiii
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