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ἀνάξιον μὲν σοῦ, too good for thee: cp. “οὐκ ἴσος” as=‘greater,’ “οὐχ ὅμο<*>ος” as=‘more important’: O. T. 810 n. Wakefield cp. Phorm. 2. 2. 28 te indignas seque dignas contumelias | Numquam cessavit dicere hodie. For the emphatic place of σοῦ, cp. 907δρᾷς” (n.).

οὐδὲν ᾔδει πλὴν κ.τ.λ., i.e., ‘had no ideas’ beyond obedience to orders: a freq. phrase in Comedy ( Ar. Av. 19, Ar. Ran. 740, etc.).

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    • Aristophanes, Birds, 19
    • Aristophanes, Frogs, 740
    • Sophocles, Oedipus Tyrannus, 810
    • Sophocles, Philoctetes, 907
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