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ἀλλ᾽ ἡμὶν, ‘to me at least’: since Lichas has not questioned thee. Cp. O. C.1276πειράσατ᾽ ἀλλ᾽ ὑμεῖς γε”: and ib. 241 “ἀλλ᾽ ἐμέ.—ἐκ σαυτῆς”, here=‘from thine own mouth’ (since Lichas cannot tell me), rather than, ‘of thine own accord.’ In El.343, “ἅπαντα γάρ σοι τἀμὰ νουθετήματα <*>κείνης διδακτά, κοὐδὲν ἐκ σαυτῆς λέγεις”, the sense is, ‘from thine own mind.

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