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ὅτε causal,=“ἐπειδή”: cp. 1318: O. T. 918(n.): Ant. 170.

σὺ μὲν μολὼν κ.τ.λ.: for the absence of caesura, cp. Ph. 101, Ph. 1369, Ant. 1021.

καιρὸς is almost personified here: cp. 75: Ph. 466καιρὸς γὰρ καλεῖ”: ib. 837 “καιρὸς...πάντων γνώμαν ἴσχων” (n.).

ἴσθι, in the pregnant sense of ‘take care to know,’ ‘acquaint thyself with.’ Similarly in O. C. 1149εἴσει”=“μαθήσει”.

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