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ἰδοῦσα πίστιν. Nauck substitutes “ἔχουσα” for “ἰδοῦσα”, but the latter is right, since “πίστιν”=‘warranty,’ ‘proof.’ Cp. O. T. 1420τίς μοι φανεῖται πίστις ἔνδικος”; (n.).

εἰς τί μοι: for the ethic dat., cp. 144.

ἀνηκέστῳ, ‘fatal’: Ai. 52τῆς ἀνηκέστου χαρᾶς.

πυρί, a feverish hope; cp. Ai. 478κεναῖσιν ἐλπίσιν θερμαίνεται”: Ant. 88θερμὴν..καρδίαν”.

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