δοῦλος λόγοισιν … φανείς, ‘made out, represented, in his taunts, to be a slave.’ For “φανείς”, cp. 1241 “εἰ πανταχοῦ φανούμεθ᾽ ἐκ Τεύκρου κακοί”: Aesch. Ag. 593“λόγοις τοιούτοις πλαγκτὸς οὖσ᾽ ἐφαινόμην”. The vague λόγοισιν could mean either (1) Telamon's words,—schol., “ταῖς τοῦ πατρὸς λοιδορίαις”,—which is perhaps the best explanation: or (2) the common talk of men. “λόγοισιν” further implies that he is “ἔργῳ ἐλεύθερος”, and this is emphasised by ἀντ᾽ ἐλευθέρου: cp. Soph. O. T. 454“τυφλὸς..ἐκ δεδορκότος ι καὶ πτωχὸς ἀντὶ πλουσίου”.
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