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ἀπαλλάσσει, releases (by exhausting the malignity of the “ἀρά”): so'oft. “ἀπαλλάσσω τινὰ κακῶν, φόβου”, etc.

γενεὰν γένος: cp. 1067νέκυν νεκρῶν”: Ai. 475παρ᾽ ἦμαρ ἡμέρα”.—The subject to ἔχει (“ἀλλ᾽ ἐρείπει θεῶν τις” being parenthetical) is ‘the Labdacid house,’ i.e. “γενεά” in the larger sense (585), supplied from “γενεάν” just before. This is simpler than to supply “πήματα” as subject.

λύσιν, deliverance from trouble, as O. T. 921, Tr. 1171.

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    • Sophocles, Ajax, 475
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