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hauriret, ‘dip.’ Cf. 425 n.

536-7. Polymestor's crime was twofold. Cf. Eur. Hec.706: “ἔκτεινε, τύμβου δ̓, εἰ κτανεῖν ἐβούλετο, οὐκ ἠξίωσεν, ἀλλ᾽ ἀφῆκε πόντιον.

538. Korn quotes Hipp.607, “curae leves loquuntur, ingentes stupent”. Cf. Shakespeare, Macbeth, IV. iii. 209, ‘Give sorrow words: the grief that does not speak, whispers the o'erfraught heart and bids it break.’

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