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ἀρκέσας has here (though not elsewhere) a sense which “ἐπαρκεῖν” with acc. often bears, viz., ‘to furnish at need’: Aesch. Ag. 1170ἄκος δ᾽ οὐδὲν ἐπήρκεσαν”. The strict meaning is then, ‘having rendered no less service by the deeds of my hand.’


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