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τὸ δυσέριστον αἷμα, bloodshed, deadly vengeance, against which the guilty will strive in vain. “δυσέριστον”= “δύσμαχον”: cp. 220οὐκ ἐριστά”. Not, as the schol. took it, ‘bloodshed caused by unholy strife’ (between mother and children).

φυσῶν: cp. I. A. 125 “οὐ μέγα φυσῶν θυμὸν ἐπαρεῖ” | “σοὶ”..; I. T. 288 (the Erinys) “πῦρ πνέουσα καὶ φόνον”.

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