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ἐξ ἀκινήτου ποδός: “ἐκ” expresses the condition; cp. El.455ἐξ ὑπερτέρας χερός”: Ph.91 n. This is one of those proverb-like turns which a homely speaker would use in the desire to be impressive.

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