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μήποτ̓, though it belongs to λιπεῖν, can be prefixed to ὤφελον because the whole phrase is felt as a wish: so Od. 11. 548ὡς δὴ μὴ ὄφελον νικᾷν”. In Tr. 997 the inf. has its due precedence: “ἣν μή ποτ᾽ ἐγὼ προσιδεῖν τάλας” | “ὤφελον ὄσσοις.

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    • Homer, Odyssey, 11.548
    • Sophocles, Trachiniae, 997
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