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προσφέρων, bringing home. The act. denotes the simple act of ‘carrying towards’ the cave; the midd. “προσφερόμενος” would have further expressed that the food was for his own use. Cp. 708αἴρων”: O. C. 6φέροντα” (=“φερόμενον”).

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