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τὸ σὸνστόμα, thy mouth has come hither suborned: thou hast come as a mere mouthpiece of the Thebans, secretly pledged to aid their designs on me. Cp. O. T. 426 (Teiresias says) “καὶ Κρέοντα καὶ τοὐμὸν στόμα προπηλάκιζε”, my message from Apollo.

ὑπόβλητον: cp.

οὐδεὶς ἐρεῖ ποθ᾽ ὡς ὑπόβλητον λόγον,
Αἴας, ἔλεξας, ἀλλὰ τῆς σαυτοῦ φρενός

, a word not true to thy nature. So “ὑπόπεμπτος” of an insidious emissary, Xen. Anab. 3.3.4.

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    • Sophocles, Ajax, 481
    • Sophocles, Oedipus Tyrannus, 426
    • Xenophon, Anabasis, 3.3.4
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