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περισπερχὲς, done in passionate haste,—fierce and sudden. “σπέρχομαι” often refers to anger, as in Her. 5. 33ἐσπέρχετο τῷ Ἀρισταγόρῃ”: cp. id. 7. 207 “περισπερχεόντων τῇ γνώμῃ ταύτῃ”, ‘being incensed’ at it: Oppian Cyn. 4. 218περισπερχὴς ὀδύνῃσιν”.


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