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ἔα κακῶςκ.τ.λ.” The absence of caesura has the effect of allowing the words to fall from the speaker's lips with a certain deliberate emphasis: cp. 101 n. By ἀπόλλυσθαι he means the failure and ruin at Troy with which the gods will visit the Greeks: cp. 1035 ff. For κακῶςκακούς cp. 166 n.

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