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ἀδίκους proleptic: cp. on 475: Tr. 106εὐνάζειν ἀδακρύτων βλεφάρων πόθον” (so that they shall not weep).— παρασπᾷς (cp. 298), a metaphor from a driver jerking his horses aside out of their course: El. 732 (the charioteer) “ἔξω παρασπᾷ” (sc.τοὺς ἵππους”), pulls them aside, out of the crowd of chariots. The word is fig. again in O. C. 1185οὐ γάρ σε... παρασπάσει γνώμης”, pluck thee from thy resolve.

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