ἐν νυκτὶ, though virtually equiv. to “ἐννυχίων”, belongs by constr. to λάβῃ: in the (sleepless) night she receives her portion of those cares which haunt a wife. Cp. 29 f.: Ar. Eq.1290“ἐννυχίαισι” | “φροντίσι”.—Not: ‘on the marriage-night.’ ἤτοι … ἢ, as Ant.1182, Aesch. Ag.662, Eur. Ion431: but “ἢ... ἤτοι” ( Pind. N.4. 5) does not occur in πρὸς ἀνδρὸς … φοβουμένη, lit., ‘feeling a fear from the quarter of her husband’; i.e., ‘fearing on his account.’ Cp. El.783“νῦν δ᾽ ἀπηλλάγην φόβου” | “πρὸς τῆσδ̓”, where the last three words cohere. It is needless to take the partic. as pass. (‘alarmed by him’).
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