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λέχος, concubine, “ὁμευνέτις” (501): being “δουριάλωτος”, she is “δούλη” (489). Cp. Tr. 360κρύφιον ὡς ἔχοι λέχος” (Iolè).

σεστέρξας ἀνέχει: lit., ‘having conceived a love for thee, he upholds thee,’—i.e., ‘he is constant in his affection for thee’: so Eur. Hec. 123βάκχης ἀνέχων λέκτρ᾽ Ἀγαμέμνων”, ‘constant to’ her bed. (In Soph. O. C. 674, where “τὸν οἰνῶπ᾽ ἀνέχουσα κισσὸν” is the common reading, we should probably read “τὸν οἰνωπὸν ἔχουσα κισσόν”.)

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    • Euripides, Hecuba, 123
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