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οἷα, adv.,=“ὡς”, cp. 293, O. T. 751: φωτὶ δυσμόρῳ, as for some poor wretch, some beggar, for whom their least gifts were good enough. Cp. Ar. Ach. 424ἀλλ᾽ φιλοκτήτου τὰ τοῦ πτωχοῦ λέγεις”; (sc.ῥάκη”). Not, ‘rags such as my wretched state required’ (i.e. for dressing his wound, cp. 39).


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    • Sophocles, Oedipus Tyrannus, 751
    • Sophocles, Philoctetes, 293
    • Sophocles, Philoctetes, 39
    • Aristophanes, Acharnians, 424
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