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ὑποβαλλόμενοι. The midd. “ὑποβάλλεσθαι” (“παισίον”) was said of a woman who ‘secretly put to her breast’ the child of another, and passed it off as her own: Thesm. 564 “τῆς δούλης τεκούσης ἄρρεν, εἶτα σαυτῇ τοῦθ᾽ ὑπεβάλου, τὸ σὸν δὲ θυγάτριον παρῆκας αὐτῇ”. Cp. below, 481. Hence the metaphor here,—‘falsely suggesting’ stories, laying to thy charge things which thou hast not done.

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