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[224] Ξῦσαί τ᾽ ἀΠὸ Γ῀ηρας: cf. Il. 9.446 γῆρας ἀποξύσας”. “The metaphor is no doubt that of smoothing away the wrinkles,” Leaf ad loc. Compare also “Νόστοιfr. 6. 2γῆρας ἀποξύσας᾿”. For the form ὀλοιόν see Solmsen Untersuchungen p. 114.

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