σχεδόν τι, ‘almost,’ iron., ‘it might perhaps be said that...’: so El. 608 (also at the close of a defiant speech), “εἰ γὰρ πέφυκα τῶνδε τῶν ἔργων ἴδρις, ι σχεδόν τι τὴν σὴν οὐ καταισχύνω φύσιν”. Cp. ib. 550 “εἰ δὲ σοὶ δοκῶ φρονεῖν κακῶς ι γνώμην δικαίαν σχοῦσα, τοὺς πέλας ψέγε” (end of a speech): also Ai. 1038, O. C. 1665. μώρῳ μωρίαν: cp. 754. The “παρήχησις” gives bitterness (O.T. 371). ὀφλισκάνω with dat., as Eur. Bacch. 854 “γέλωτα θηβαίοις ὀφλεῖν”, etc.; but in this use it can also take “πρός τινα” or “παρά τινι” (Plato). Cp. O. T. 511.
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