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θέλεις τι μεῖζον, sc.ποιεῖν”,— not that “θέλω” could not take a simple acc., but a Greek would mentally supply a general inf. to balance “κατακτεῖναι”: cp. Thuc. 3.85ἀπόγνοια...τοῦ ἄλλο τι” (sc.ποιεῖν”) “ κρατεῖν τῆς γῆς.

ἑλών: cp. O. T. 641κτεῖναι λαβών.

ἐγὼ μὲν οὐδέν. He desires nothing more,—and will take nothing less.

ἅπαντ᾽ ἔχω: cp. Eur. Or. 749τοῦτο πάντ᾽ ἔχω μαθών” (‘tell me that, and I am satisfied’).

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    • Euripides, Orestes, 749
    • Sophocles, Oedipus Tyrannus, 641
    • Thucydides, Histories, 3.85
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