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ἥτις with causal force (O. C. 962); hence, too, the generic μήθ᾽μήθ᾽ which belong to εἴασε (understood with the second “μήθ᾽”), not to ὀλέσθαι: ‘being one who did not allow’ (quae non permiserit).

αὐτάδελφον: cp. 1.

ἐνφοναῖς: cp. 1314. The phrases “ἐν φονῇσιν” and “ἀμφὶ φονῇσιν” are Homeric, and Her.uses the former (with art., Her. 9. 76ἐν τῇσι φονῇσι ἐόντας”). The phrase “ἐν φοναῖς” is used by Pindar, Aesch. , Eur. , and (in parody) by But Ar. v. 1003 of this play— the only play of Soph. which contains the word—seems a solitary Attic instance of “φοναῖς” without “ἐν”.


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