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δή = ἤδη (O. T. 968), as in “καὶ δή.

κοὐκέτι μέλλω, and am no longer (merely) about to be led away: cp. O. C. 1074ἔρδουσ᾽ μέλλουσιν; Ph. 1255κἀμέ τοι ταὐτὸν τόδ᾽ ὄψει δρῶντα κοὐ μέλλοντ᾽ ἔτι”. Meineke's conjecture “μελλώ” (=“μέλλησις”, Aesch. Ag. 1356) was needless.— Seyffert understands, ‘I make no more delay,’—said firmly and proudly: she scorns to bring punishment on her guards by detaining them longer. But this does not suit “ἄγομαι δή”.

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    • Sophocles, Oedipus at Colonus, 1074
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    • Sophocles, Philoctetes, 1255
    • Aeschylus, Agamemnon, 1356
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