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πρὸς ταῦτα is often joined to the imperat. in warning or menace; cp. 820; O. T. 426; O. C. 455; Ant. 658; Ai. 971, Ai. 1066, Ai. 1115.

Nauck reads κοὔ, the conjecture of Blaydes. But καί is right. She says, ‘reflect (now), and do not blame me after the event.’ This is manifestly fitter than, ‘reflect, and you will not blame me,’ etc.

ἐν καλῷ, εὔκαιρον” schol.: H. 4. 3. 5 “νομίσαντες οὐκ ἐν καλῷ εἶναι πρὸς τοὺς ὁπλίτας ἱππομαχεῖν”: so, too, Eur. Heracl. 971, etc. Cp. “καλόν” (“ἐστι”)=“καίριον” in Soph. Ph. 1155; and “εἰς καλόν”=“καιρίως” in O.T. 78.

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