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τάχ᾽ ἄνἴσως: a formula used by Thucydides to express a strong probability (6. 10 § 4, 34 § 2, 78 § 3).— σεσωσμένον: contrasted in El. 1229 with “θανόντα”: cp. ib. 59 “ὅταν λόγῳ θανὼν ἔργοισι σωθῶ”. The word was thus wellchosen for his aim here.


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