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προσκείμεθα, ‘addicted’ to them. Her. 3. 34φιλοινίῃ...προσκέεσθαι”. The word can also denote, in a good sense, that to which the attention is given, as Thuc. (1. 93 § 7) says of Themistocles, “ταῖς γὰρ ναυσὶ μάλιστα προσέκειτο.

μώραις. L has μωραῖς (as it has “μωρὰν” in El. 890), that being the later accent, according to the general rule that adjectives in “-ρος” are oxytone. But the grammarians attest that the Attic accent was “μῶρος”. See, e.g., Eustath. p. 245. 17 “μῶρος παρ᾽ Ἀττικοῖς, παρὰ τοῖς ὕστερον μωρός”: and Chandler, Greek Accentuation, § 404 (2nd ed.).


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