ἀλλ᾽ οὐδὲ μὲν δὴ, in rejecting an alternative: Tr. 1128, El. 913. τὴν ἀφ᾽ ἡλίου βολῶν: so Eur. Or. 1258“ἐγὼ μὲν οὖν τρίβον ι τόνδ᾽ ἐκφυλάξω, τὸν πρὸς ἡλίου βολάς. βολαί”, like ictus ( C. 2. 15. 10),=“ἀκτῖνες”: cp. Eur. Bacch. 14“ἡλιοβλήτους πλάκας.” δηλοῖ=“δῆλός ἐστι”: cp. 471 n. ‘He is not found to have appeared anywhere along the path from the east.’ The acc. κέλευθον denotes the ground which the searchers have traversed: the phrase is a terse equivalent for “οὐδαμοῦ δηλοῖ φανεὶς τοῖς τὴν..κέλευθον ἐλθοῦσιν”. There is no real resemblance to El. 1273“φιλτάταν ι ὁδὸν ἐπαξιώσας ὧδέ μοι φανῆναι”, where “ὁδὸν” is cognate acc. to “φανῆναι” as implying “ἐλθεῖν” (cp. ib. 1318 “ἐξήκεις ὁδόν”).
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