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ἐπ᾽ ἄλλ᾽. τρέπε = ἄλλοις ἐπίτρεπε: Aesch. Eum. 434 κἀπ᾽ ἐμοὶ τρέποιτ᾽ ἂν αἰτίας τέλος”; (‘would ye commit the decision of the charge to me’?) This is ‘tmesis’ in the proper sense,—where the prep. determines the special sense of the verb: cp. Il. 8.108οὕς ποτ᾽ ἀπ᾽ Αἰνείαν ἑλόμην ἀφειλόμην”.

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    • Aeschylus, Eumenides, 434
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