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παρῆλθε is confirmed by the usage of this compound with ref. to entering a house: O. T.1241, El.1337, Eur. Med.1137, Eur. Hipp.108, etc. And the asyndeton is of a kind which the poet often admits; cp. 555, 750. The conjecture γὰρ ἦλθε, which has been generally received, seems, then, unnecessary.

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    • Euripides, Hippolytus, 108
    • Euripides, Medea, 1137
    • Sophocles, Electra, 1337
    • Sophocles, Oedipus Tyrannus, 1241
    • Sophocles, Trachiniae, 555
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