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ἠγρίωσαι expresses the temper which fiercely rejects friendly remonstrance (whereas in 226 “ἀπηγριωμένον” referred to aspect): cp. Od. 8. 575ἠμὲν ὅσοι χαλεποί τε καὶ ἄγριοι οὐδὲ δίκαιοι”, | “ἠὲ φιλόξεινοι”. So in Plat. Rep. 410Dἀγριότης” is associated with “σκληρότης”.— For οὔτετε, cp. 1363: O. C. 1397 n. Here, as often, the clause with “τε” expresses the contrary of that with “οὔτε” (‘so far from accepting advice, you resent it’): Her. 1. 63ὅκως μήτε ἁλισθεῖεν ἔτι οἱ Ἀθηναῖοι, διεσκεδασμένοι τε εἶεν”: cp. id. 1. 119 quoted above on v. 950.

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    • Herodotus, Histories, 1.63
    • Homer, Odyssey, 8.575
    • Plato, Republic, 410d
    • Sophocles, Oedipus at Colonus, 1397
    • Sophocles, Philoctetes, 1363
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