οὔτ᾽ … ὄλβος: wealth cannot buy off fate; arms cannot vanquish it; walls cannot keep it out; flight beyond sea cannot elude it.—Bacchylides fr. 36 “θνατοῖσι δ᾽ οὐκ αὐθαίρετοι ι οὔτ᾽ ὄλβος οὔτ᾽ ἄκαμπτος Ἄρης οὔτε παμφθέρσης στάσις, ι ἀλλ᾽ ἐπιχρίμπτει νέφος ἄλλοτ᾽ ἐπ᾽ ἄλλαν ι γαῖαν ἁ πάνδωρος αἶσα.” πύργος, ˙ citywalls, with their towers (O. T. 56). οὔτ᾽ … οὔτ᾽, followed by οὐ … οὐχ: so even when only one “οὔτε” has been used, 249 n.
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