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ἐγὼ γὰρ ἂν ψέξαιμι..; for “γὰρ” in an indignant question, cp. Tr. 1124: Vesp. 1159 “ἐγὼ γὰρ ἂν τλαίην”..;— δαιμόνων νόμους; Cp. 1343 (Odysseus to Agam.) “οὐ γάρ τι τοῦτον, ἀλλὰ τοὺς θεῶν νόμους φθείροις ἄν.

εἰοὐκ ἐᾷς. As “οὐκ ἐῶ”=veto, “οὐ” can follow “εἰ”: cp. O. C. 935(n.) “βίᾳ τε κοὐχ ἑκὼν” (=“ἄκων”), after “εἰ” “μή.

παρών here has an indignant tone,— ‘You come and forbid’; cp. 338 n.

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