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ὅρα με λείπων, like his utterances in 653 and 656, is left unfinished, —Theseus striking in: sc.μὴ ἐκείνοις προδῷς”. Taken as a sentence, the words could mean only “"see that"” (not"how"”) “"you are leaving me."” The conj. ὁρᾶν (for δρᾶν), adopted by Nauck and Wecklein, would be an echo of “ὅρα”: it is not only quite needless, but bad, because here it would give an angry tone, as such echoes usually do in trag.; see on O. T. 548 f. The case of “οἶσθα...οἶδα” 656 is different.

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