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χείρεσσιν (976), though in an iambic verse, is excused by the lyric character of the whole “κομμός”. Eur. once admits it in dial., Eur. Alc. 756ποτῆρα δ᾽ ἐν χείρεσσι κίσσινον λαβών”, where Monk needlessly proposed “ποτήριον δ᾽ ἐν χερσί”.

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