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ἀπορρεῖ, like water that runs off; cp. Ai. 523ἀπορρεῖ μνῆστις”: Verg. Aen. 2. 169Ex illo fluere ac retro sublapsa referri | Spes Danaum.

κἀπὶ μηδὲν ἔρχεται: so fr. 788. 8 (the waning moon) “πάλιν διαρρεῖ κἀπὶ μηδὲν ἔρχεται”. More often the art. is added, as in Eur. Hec. 622ὡς ἐς τὸ μηδὲν ἥκομεν”.

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    • Euripides, Hecuba, 622
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