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ὁρῶνταναῦς μὲν βεβώσας, ἄνδρα δὲ κ.τ.λ.”: cp. 1136ὁρῶν μὲν αἰσχρὰς ἀπάτας, στυγνὸν δὲ φῶτ᾽ ἐχθοδοπόν”. In both passages the irregular place of “μέν” is due to the writer having begun as if he intended to repeat the partic. of “ὁράω”: as here, “ὁρῶντα μὲν ναῦς...ὁρῶντα δὲ ἄνδρα” ( O. T. 25φθίνουσα μὲν...φθίνουσα δ̓”, n.). Cp. Ai. 372 ff., n.

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    • Sophocles, Ajax, 372
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    • Sophocles, Philoctetes, 1136
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