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μὴ λεύσσων=“ μὴ βλέπων”, the dead. Though this absol. use of “λεύσσειν” is found only here, it does not warrant suspicion.

ἐπίπονονλατρείαν. The insertion of πόνων, due to Gleditsch, is made probable by the text of the antistrophe: see on 839 f. For the phrase, cp. 356πόνων” | “λατρεύματ̓”. And for “ἐπίπονον” along with “πόνων”, cp. Ant.502 n. Other views of this verse are given in the Appendix on 839 f.

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    • Sophocles, Antigone, 502
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