ἔδοξα (in Homer “ἐδόκησα”): qualified by the parenthetical “σαφὲς δ᾽ οὐκ οἶδα; ὅς τις κτλ.” is only loosely connected with “παῖδα”, not governed by “οἶδα”: “whoever the boy was that . . .” For this use of “ὅς τις” cf. 277, 311, h. Dem. 58, 119, and often in Attic poetry (Blaydes on Nub. 883).
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