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ὡς ἔχω, i.e., forthwith: 1235: Ph. 819δέξαι θανάσιμόν μ᾽ ὅπως ἔχω.

στείχοιμ᾽ ἄν, optat. with “ἄν” expressing a fixed resolve: O. T. 343οὐκ ἂν πέρα φράσαιμι”: O. C. 45οὐχ...ἂν ἐξέλθοιμ᾽ ἔτι.

ἴτ᾽ ἴτ᾽. The rhythm given by the tribrach suits this agitated utterance. εἶ᾽ would be no improvement (see cr. n.).


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