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μὴ ᾿πίτασσ᾽ μὴ κρατεῖς, do not give orders in matters where you are not master. “” is not for “ὧν”, but is cogn. accus. (or acc. of respect), as O. T. 1522πάντα μὴ βούλου κρατεῖν: καὶ γὰρ ἁκράτησας”. For the gen. in a like sense cp. Her. 9.16ἐχθίστη...ὀδύνη..., πολλὰ φρονέοντα μηδενὸς κρατέειν”, to have many presentiments, and power over nothing. Ant. 664τοὐπιτάσσειν τοῖς κρατύνουσιν”, to dictate to one's masters. Theocr. 15. 90πασάμενος ἐπίτασσε” (wait till you are our master before you give us orders).

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    • Herodotus, Histories, 9.16
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    • Sophocles, Oedipus Tyrannus, 1522
    • Theocritus, Idylls, 15
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