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αὕτη, subject (instead of “τοῦτο”, see on 88),

τίς τέρψις predicate: ἄκοντας object to φιλεῖν: What pleasure is this, —that people should be hospitable to one against one's inclination? Thuc. 3.12τίς οὖν αὕτη φιλία ἐγίγνετο ἐλευθερία πιστή;

φιλεῖν, Il. 6.15πάντας γὰρ φιλέεσκεν ὁδῷ ἔπι οἰκία ναίων”: Od. 8.42ὄφρα ξεῖνον ἐνὶ μεγάροισι φιλέωμεν”. So often “ἀγαπάω”. Better thus than: “"what joy is it (for thee) to caress me against my will?"” The illustration (776 ff.) shows that ἄκοντας refers to the reluctance of Oed., not to the constraint put by the oracle on the Thebans.

τοσαύτη was a mere blunder.

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    • Homer, Odyssey, 8.42
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