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ποίαισικ.τ.λ.” The datives denote manner (or attendant circumstance), and refer to “τὸ βούλευμ̓...ἦν” in 44. ‘What were these daring schemes, what was this rash confidence, with which he planned the attack?’—i.e., ‘How could he possibly have conceived such a mad enterprise?’ For ταῖσδε combined with ποίαισι, cp. Ph. 1204ποῖον ἐρεῖς τόδ᾽ ἔπος;


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