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οὐ γὰρ ἐν φάει γ᾽ ἔτι. Hermann's deletion of the “ἔστ̓” before ἐν is probable on metrical grounds; and the interpolation might easily have arisen, as he says, from a superscript gloss “ἐστί”. On the other hand it is simpler and better to understand “ἐστί” than (as Hermann prefers) “ματεύων”.

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