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εἰσορᾷς: cp. 584.

γυνὴ μὲν κ.τ.λ.: as Ismene, too, reminds her sister ( Ant. 61).

σθένεις δ᾽ ἔλασσονχερί: this is not merely an amplification of “γυνὴ μὲν κ.τ.λ.”, meaning that a woman's arm is weaker than a man's, but refers to the fighting forces at the disposal of the rulers: cp. Eur. El. 629οἰκεία..χείρ” , a band of domestics.

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