οὔτοι … οὐδ̓. There can be little doubt that the “οὔθ̓” of the MSS. should be “οὐδ̓” here. In El. 1197 and 1412 L has “οὔθ̓”, where “οὐδ̓” is right; as in O. C. 496“μήθ̓” instead of “μηδ̓”. As to the conditions under which οὐ … οὔτε was admitted in Attic poetry, see on Tr. 1058 f. ὅπως ἐῶ (subjunct.), the indirect form of the ‘deliberative’ “πῶς ἐῶ;” (‘how am I to allow..?’) Cp. O. T. 1367“οὐκ οἶδ᾽ ὅπως σε φῶ βεβουλεῦσθαι καλῶς”: Dem. or. 9 § 54 “οὐκ ἔχω τί λέγω”.
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