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ψυχρὸςθερμὸν, here of the physical contrast between death and life; but in Ant. 88θερμὴν ἐπὶ ψυχροῖσι καρδίαν ἔχεις”, “"thy heart is hot on chilling deeds"” (“κρυεροῖς”). Simonides 120. 5 “νῦν δ᾽ μὲν ἐν πόντῳ κρυερὸς νέκυς”. For the idea of the buried dead draining the lifeblood of their foes cp. El. 1420παλίρρυτον γὰρ αἷμ᾽ ὑπεξαιροῦσι τῶν κτανόντων οἱ πάλαι θανόντες”.

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