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οἰκουμένη γὰρ οὖν, ‘for indeed...’: cp. Ant. 489 n. Remark “οὖν” in the thesis of the 3rd foot; so “δή” ( O. C. 23), and even “περ” (ib. 896).

ἐμέ has been suspected. But it serves to qualify the general sentiment by a reference to his special circumstances:—‘shelter and fire give all that a man needs—except, in my case, health.’

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    • Sophocles, Antigone, 489
    • Sophocles, Oedipus at Colonus, 23
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