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ἔμελλ̓, sc.ε<*>ναι”: cp. Ant. 448 n.

ἐπεὶ οὐδέν: the synizesis as in 948, 1037; fr. 479. 3 “ἐπεὶ οὐδ᾽ κρείσσων”.—Cp. frag. adesp. 276 (Nauck) “οὐδὲν κακὸν <γὰρ> ῥᾳδίως ἀπόλλυται.

περιστέλλουσιν, cherish, protect (as Her. 9. 60 etc.), a sense derived from that of ‘dressing’ or ‘wrapping up’ (cp. Soph. Ant. 903).


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    • Herodotus, Histories, 9.60
    • Sophocles, Antigone, 448
    • Sophocles, Antigone, 903
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