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μομφὰν ἔχων=“μεμφόμενος”: Eur. Or. 1069ἓν μὲν πρῶτά σοι μομφὴν ἔχω”: so Aesch. P. V. 445μέμψιν οὔτιν᾽ ἀνθρώποις ἔχων.

ξυνοῦ δορὸς, causal gen.: cp. 41 n., and Il. 1. 93οὔτ᾽ ἄρ᾽ γ᾽ εὐχωλῆς ἐπιμέμφεται οὔθ̓ ἑκατόμβης.ξυνοῦ here=‘making common cause with him,’ ‘allied’; cp. Eur. Tro. 58πρὸς σὴν ἀφῖγμαι δύναμιν, ὡς κοινὴν λάβω”. (The word may have been suggested by Il. 18. 309ξυνὸς Ἐνυάλιος”, though there the sense is, ‘The war-god is impartial.’)

ἐννυχίοις μαχαναῖς, by devices against Ajax in the night,—i.e., by impelling him to the nocturnal onslaught.—This seems to be the only instance in Tragedy (except Aesch. Theb. 132μαχανᾷ”) where the Doric form of a word from the st. “μηχαν” has good support from our MSS. But this fact does not warrant G. Wolff's view that the form in “η” was alone used by the tragic dramatists.

ἐτείσατο, not “ἐτίσατο”, was the Attic spelling in the poet's age: see Meisterhans, Gramm. Att. Inschr., § 43.

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    • Euripides, Trojan Women, 58
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