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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, σχεδόν τι τὴν σὴν οὐ καταισχύνω φύσιν”. Cp. ib. 550εἰ δὲ σοὶ δοκῶ φρονεῖν κακῶς 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. 854γέλωτα 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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