For δρᾷς followed by εἰργάσω, instead of “ἔδρασας”, cp. O. T. 54 “ὡς εἴπερ ἄρξεις … ὥσπερ κρατεῖς” (n.). βίᾳ φίλων applies to his former conduct, since, in searching out his origin, he acted against the passionate entreaties of Iocasta (O. T. 1060ff. ). Greek idiom uses a parataxis, “οὔτε νῦν ... οὔτε πρόσθεν”, where ours would subordinate the second clause to the first, "now, as before": cp. 308.
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