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δύστηνε: cp. 1203δύσμορος.— ποῖ βλέπων”, ‘whither canst thou be looking?’ i.e., ‘how canst thou be so blind?’ [Not: ‘in reliance on what?’—like “εἰς τι βλέπω” in 514.] We should distinguish this “ποῖ βλέπων” from “πῶς βλέπων”, ‘with what face?’ ( Ph. 110: O.T. 1371 “ὄμμασιν ποίοις βλέπων”).

καὶ θροεῖς: “καί” emphasizes the verb: ‘how canst thou utter the words?’ Cp. O.T. 1129 “ποῖον ἄνδρα καὶ λέγεις;Lys. or. 12 § 29παρὰ τοῦ ποτε καὶ λήψεσθε δίκην;


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