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ἐνθάδ᾽ ἥκων, brought to that point.—provoked so strongly: cp. O. T. 687ὁρᾷς ἵν᾽ ἥκεις”: ib. 1158 “ἀλλ᾽ εἰς τόδ᾽ ἥξεις.

οὐ δύσοργος: as his mother speaks of his “ἀγανοφροσύνη” ( Od. 11. 203).

πρὸς ἁξήκουσεν with δηχθείς, not with ἠμείψατο. “πρός” with acc., as=‘in view of,’ can always represent the cause of a feeling; cp. Tr. 1211ἀλλ᾽ εἰ φοβεῖ πρὸς τοῦτο.

ἐξήκουσεν, the taunts which had been addressed to him (382): here “ἐξ” merely strengthens the notion of ‘being reviled,’ as in “ἐξονειδίζω”: cp. 676.

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    • Homer, Odyssey, 11.203
    • Sophocles, Oedipus Tyrannus, 687
    • Sophocles, Philoctetes, 676
    • Sophocles, Trachiniae, 1211
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