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τί φής, παῖ; Neopt. has no answer for the prayer, “ἔμπρησον”. A genuine pity for the sufferer is beginning to move him; and he knows that, if the plot succeeds, this wretched man will be carried to the place which he most dreads. He remains silent.

ποῦ ποτ᾽ ὤν, mentally: cp. Ant. 42ποῦ γνώμης ποτ᾽ εἶ”; (n.)


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