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ἀδελφὴ σοὶ, rather than “ἀδελφή σοι”, since a slight emphasis on the pron. better marks the reciprocity of affection; ‘I was thy nurse; and by thee I was ever called “sister.”’ He had other sisters, but it was she who stood in the child's mind for all that ‘sister’ means.

προσηυδώμην: cp. 274.

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