ἔψευσας ἐλπίδος, cheated me of (agreeably disappointed me in) my foreboding: cp. O. T. 1432 “ἐλπίδος μ᾽ ἀπέσπασας” (n.), where, as here, “ἐλπὶς” is a dark presentiment. Xen. H. 7. 5. 24 “οὐκ ἐψεύσθη τῆς ἐλπίδος”.
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