ἀΐσσουσαν, Nauck's correction of ἀϊσσόντων, is acceptable, because ‘swift coming’ should be that of the “βλάβη”, rather than of the “γάμοι”: since γάμων here means simply the new tie,—not a formal marriage which was in prospect: cp. 460 “ἔγημε” (n.), Ant.185“τὴν ἄτην ὁρῶν” | “στείχουσαν ἀστοῖς. νέων ἀϊσσόντων γάμων” would be a gen. absol., ‘as a new marriage was hastening on.’
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