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ἐθέσπισας, as having announced what no human wit could have foreseen, —since Deianeira, as Heracles supposes, is happy and triumphant. So Theseus says to Oedipus ( O. C.1516), “πολλὰ γάρ σε θεσπίζονθ᾽ ὁρῶ” | “κοὐ ψευδόφημα.—τέρας” implies incredulity.

διὰ κακῶν, ‘in ill omened words,’ not because she has died, but because his vengeance has been baffled (1133). Schol. : “ἄπιστον γὰρ διὰ δυσφήμων ὥσπερ ἐμαντεύσω”.

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