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ὤμοι τάλαιν̓: the nom. as in 800, El. 788, and oft.

Εὐρύσακες, so named from the shield of Ajax (19): cp. 574 n. The first syll. of a dactyl in the third foot is usually either the last syllable of a word, or else a monosyllable; but proper names are exempt from the rule.

ἀμφὶ σοὶ: for the prep., cp. 303: in 562 the sense is different.

ποῦ ποτ᾽ εἶ; She had sent the child out of the tent, in charge of servants (531—539), and now fears that he has not been removed to a sufficient distance.

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    • Euripides, Electra, 788
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