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τὸν δ᾽ ἐμὸν: for this use of “δέ” to mark a second relationship, see on O. C.1275 σπέρματ᾽ ἀνδρὸς τοῦδ̓, ἐμαὶ δ᾽ ὁμαίμονες”. Two modes of expression are blended here, since either δέ, or λέγω, should properly be absent: but the redundancy suits the speaker's vehemence. —For λέγω, cp. 9.

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    • Sophocles, Oedipus at Colonus, 1275
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