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[55] μεγήρῃς. See Buttm. Lexil. s. v. “μεγαίρειν”, where the meaning is shown to be ‘to think too great,’ and thence, ‘to begrudge or refuse.’ Translate, ‘refuse not to accomplish this purpose for us beseeching thee.’ The constructions with the verb are (1) “μεγαίρειν τί τινι Il.23. 865; (2) with accusative and infinitive, Od.2. 235; (3) with the infinitive alone, Il.7. 408.

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