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Since οὐκοῦν (‘well, then’) precedes, δὴ is best taken as giving precision to ὅταν,—‘so soon as.’

πεπαύσομαι, ‘I will cease forthwith’: so Tr. 587. Cp. the perf., Ph. 1279εἰ δὲ μή τι πρὸς καιρὸν λέγων κυρῶ, πέπαυμαι”, ‘I have done.’

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    • Sophocles, Philoctetes, 1279
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