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ἐν τί πράξεις; Cp.

ΟΙ. πόσον τιν᾽ ἤδη δῆθ᾽ Λάϊος χρόνον
ΚΠ. δέδρακε ποῖον ἔργον; οὐ γὰρ ἐννοῶ.
ΟΙ. ἄφαντος ἔρρει

etc.; Ph. 210 ΧΟ. ἀλλ᾽ ἔχε, τέκνον, ΝΕ. λέγ᾽ ὅτι ΧΟ. φροντίδας νέας”: El. 854 ff. An interruption of this kind serves to bespeak the attention of the audience for a point which the dramatist desires to emphasize.

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