οὐ γὰρ: cp. 1320. προσεμβῆναι: “προσ-” refers to “ἐμίσουν”: ‘in addition to’—in continuation of—that former enmity. Cp. El. 456“ἐχθροῖσιν αὐτοῦ ζῶντ᾽ ἐπεμβῆναι ποδί”. Aesch. Ag. 884“ὥστε σύγγονον ι βροτοῖσι τὸν πεσόντα λακτίσαι πλέον”. Sopater (in Walz Rhet. Graec. IV. 550) remarks that it is characteristic of Athenians, “τοῖς πρότερον ἠδικηκόσι κειμένοις ὕστερον μὴ ἐπεμβαίνειν”: as Aristophanes says of himself (alluding to Cleon), “κοὐκ᾽ ἐτόλμησ᾽ αὖθις ἐπεμπηδῆσ᾽ αὐτῷ κειμένῳ”. So Plut. Flam. 21(speaking of Scipio's conduct towards Hannibal after Zama) “οὐδὲν ἐπετόλμησεν, οὐδ᾽ ἐπενέβη τῇ τύχῃ τοῦ ἀνδρός”.
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