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τόνδε κἄμ̓: he saved Orestes from murder, and Electra from that bereavement.

ἔσωσας, not “ἔσωσεν”, in spite of κεῖνος. Cp. Eur. Heracl. 945 ff. “ἐκεῖνος εἶ σύ”, followed by “ὃς..ἠξίωσας”. So, when a speaker has referred to himself in the 3rd person, he quickly reverts to the first, as in Soph. O. C. 6(n.) “ἐμοί” follows “Οἰδίπουν” in v. 3.

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    • Euripides, Heraclidae, 945
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