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[*] 546. In all the cases of ὥς τε the pronominal article οἱ or τούς precedes, referring to the subject or object of the antecedent clause. E.g. Οἳ δ᾽, ὥς τ᾽ ἀμητῆρες ἐναντίοι ἀλλήλοισιν ὄγμον ἐλαύνωσιν, ὣς Τρῶες καὶ Ἀχαιοὶ ἐπ̓ ἀλλήλοισι θορόντες δῄουν, and they,—as reapers against each other drive their swaths,— so did Trojans and Achaeans leap upon each other and destroy. Il. xi. 67.So Il. xii. 167, Il. xv. 323; Od. xxii. 302.
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