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μηδέν, generic (such an one as does not...).

κάτω στρέψας, sc.ναῦν”, easily supplied from “ναός”: for “κάτω”, cp. 527: for “στρέφω ἀναστρέφω”, O. C. 1453. Hermann's τὸ πλοῖον for τὸ λοιπόν is not only needless, but spoils the force of the phrase: ‘thenceforth voyages,’ is an ironical way of saying that the voyage comes to an abrupt end: cp. 311.

σέλμασιν, the rowers' benches: thus ὑπτίοις vividly suggests the moment of capsizing.

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    • Sophocles, Antigone, 311
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