φανεὶς δύστηνος, having been born to misery (as being fated to slay his sire): so 1225 “ἐπεὶ φανῇ”, when one has come into the world. This is better here than, "having proved unfortunate." ἐγὼ ᾿φάνην: for the prodelision of the temporal augment in the 6th place, cp. Ant. 457: Eur. Helen 263 “（ εἴθε ） αἴσχιον εἶδος ἀντὶ τοῦ καλοῦ ᾿λαβον” (Porson's correction of “λαβεῖν”): Ai. 557 “ἐξ οἵου ᾿τράφης”.
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