πολυγλώσσῳ, ‘garrulous,’ agrees with Clytaemnestra's complaints of Electra in 520, 623. “παλιγγλώσσῳ”, in the sense of ‘ill-omened’ (“βλασφήμῳ” Hesych.), would be no gain. σπείρῃ: cp. fr. 592 “μὴ σπεῖρε πολλοῖς τὸν παρόντα δαίμονα” (‘spread it abroad’). ματαίαν seems here to mean ‘rash,’ ‘reckless,’ rather than ‘false.’ If Clytaemnestra openly avowed her fears or hopes, Electra would merely wish to publish them.
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