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δέξαι μ̓: cp. Ph.819 γαῖα, δέξαι θανάσιμόν μ᾽ ὅπως ἔχω”.—Dindorf is probably right in regarding these two lines as anapaestic dimeters, each short of a foot (“βραχυκατάληκτοι”): cp. El.1160 ff. Hermann, writing Ἅιδη instead of Ἀΐδη, made them iambic verses with spondees in the second place (“ἰσχιορρωγικοί”).


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