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μήτηρ ἀμήτωρ: cp. O.T. 1214 “τὸν ἄγαμον γάμον”: Ai. 665ἄδωρα δῶρα”: P.V. 544 “ἄχαρις χάρις.

ἧς, ‘concerning whom,’ depends primarily on “φήμας προὔπεμπες” (cp. 317 n.), but also denotes the object of “τιμωρός”. It must not be taken with “λάθρᾳ”: the messages were of course secret; the point here is their tenor and their frequency. Cp. 169 f.


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