ᾤκτιρα: for the spelling, cp. O.T. 13n. δὴ here emphasises the whole phrase “ᾤκτιρα...μάλιστα”: we cannot hold (with Blaydes) that “δὴ μάλιστα” is for “μάλιστα δή”, any more than that “δὴ πόλλ̓” (153) is for “πολλὰ δή”.
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