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ἐμπελάζειςκαὶ παρίστασαι, i.e., find him, and then stand near to him in his sufferings. The vivid historic pres. suits the tension of mind with which the question is asked: cp. O. T.113συμπίπτει”, and ib. 1025 “δίδως”.—These are Deianeira's last words on the scene.

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