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τεκνοῦται. The midd. was more commonly used of the mother, the act. of the father (though converse instances occur); the midd. is used figuratively, as here, in Aesch. Ag. 754 (“ὄλβος”), Eur. I. T. 1262 (“χθών”).

ἰών, as it proceeds. Cp.

πολλαὶ κυκλοῦνται νύκτες ἡμέραι τ᾽ ἴσαι
αἳ ταῦτά σοι δείξουσιν


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    • Euripides, Iphigeneia in Taurus, 1262
    • Sophocles, Electra, 1365
    • Aeschylus, Agamemnon, 754
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