καὶ ταῦτα, ‘and that too’: O.T. 37, Ant. 322. τηλικοῦτος, fem. only here and in O.C. 751. The sense is, ‘so mature,’—old enough to know better. Cp. 185 f., and 962 “ἄλεκτρα γηράσκουσαν”. Not, ‘so young.’ ἆρα, when the expected answer is ‘yes,’ has an ironical tone; ‘pray, are you satisfied that she would...?’: cp. O.T. 822 “ἆρ᾽ ἔφυν κακός”; —followed by “ἆρ᾽ οὐχὶ πᾶς ἄναγνος; ” χωρεῖν ἂν (=“ὅτι χωροίη ἂν”) εἰς πᾶν ἔργον: cp. Ar. Lys. 543“ἐθέλω δ᾽ ἐπὶ πᾶν ἰέναι”. So Soph. Ant. 301“παντὸς ἔργου”.
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