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νυμφεῖα, sc.ἱερά”, ‘nuptials,’ as Tr. 7 (but ib. 920 ‘bridal-chamber,’ as in sing. below, 1205); here=“νύμφην”. Cp. Eur. El. 481σὰ λέχεα”, thy spouse: and so “εὐνή”, etc.—Having failed to win Creon's pity for herself, Ismene now appeals to his feeling for his son. Haemon's coming part in the play is thus prepared.

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    • Euripides, Electra, 481
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