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ἐξ ὀργῆς ταχύς, in haste caused by wrath: cp. Il. 7.111μηδ᾽ ἔθελ᾽ ἐξ ἔριδος σεῦ ἀμείμονι φωτί̀ μάχεσθαι”, out of mere rivalry.

βαρύς, resentful: cp. O. T. 673βαρὺς δ᾽, ὅταν θυμοῦ περάσῃς”; so as epith. of “μῆνις” (O. C. 1328) and “ὀργή” ( Ph. 368). The sense of “βαρύ” in 1251 is different.


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    • Sophocles, Oedipus at Colonus, 1328
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