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For τεδέ, instead of “τε...τε”, cp. Tr. 285ταῦτα γὰρ πόσις τε σὸς ἐφεῖτ᾽, ἐγὼ δὲ πιστὸς ὢν κείνῳ τελῶ”: ib. 333ὡς σύ θ᾽ οἷ θέλεις σπεύδῃς, ἐγὼ δὲ τἄνδον ἐξαρκῆ τιθῶ”. See also O. C. 367 n., 442 n.: Ph. 1312 f. Here, δέ is accentless in L, and the first hand has written τ above; but, if the genuine reading had been τετε, the change to τεδέ was not likely to occur; and the antithesis makes δέ very natural. Cp. Aesch. Ag. 206βαρεῖα μὲν κὴρ τὸ μὴ πιθέσθαι, βαρεῖα δ᾽, εἰ τέκνον δατξω”.


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