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Ἥλιος: invoked O. T. 660 (n.) “οὐ τὸν πάντων θεῶν θεὸν πρόμον Ἅλιον”, as the all-seeing god whom no deceit can escape.

βίον cogn. acc., instead of “γῆρας.

κἀμὲ: see on 53. In the Antigone Creon's wife Eurydicè and his son Haemon com mit suicide,—another son, Megareus, having already devoted his life for Thebes. But in Creon's own person, at least, the curse was fulfilled by his surviving all that he loved best. (Cp. Ant. 1317 ff.)

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