πηγάς, not, the sources or springs, but the streams, of tears: so Tr. 852 “ἔρρωγεν παγὰ δακρύων”, and oft.: cp. O. C. 479, where “πηγάς”=the water gushing from the bowl. On the other hand in fr. 658 “νυκτός...πηγάς”=‘the sources of night’ (the west).
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