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Observe the order of the words as marking his amazement. For the double interrog. cp. Il. 21.150τίς πόθεν ει<*>῀ς ἀνδρῶν”; Ph. 243τίνι στόλῳ προσέσχες τήνδε γῆν, πόθεν πλέων;

πάντ᾽ ἐπίστασαι: one of the formulas which often close a messenger's speech, as Tr. 484πάντ᾽ ἐπίστασαι λόγον”: Ai. 480πάντ᾽ ἀκήκοας λόγον”: ib. 876πάντ᾽ ἀκήκοας”: Ph. 241οἶσθα δὴ τὸ πᾶν”.

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