αἶνον αἰνέσας. Though one sense of “αἶνος” was a story with a moral ( Hes. Op. 200), it could hardly have been used as it is here, in the sense of ‘advice,’ unless the meaning had been helped out by the cognate verb. Cp. Aesch. Ch. 555“αἰνω δὲ κρύπτειν τάσδε συνθήκας ἐμάς” (‘I recommend’).
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