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expellit. In Euripides it is done by stabbing them with brooch-pins ( Hec.1169-71, “ἐμῶν γὰρ ὀμμάτων πόρπας λαβοῦσαι τὰς ταλαιπώρους κόρας κεντοῦσιν, αἱμάσσουσιν”). Expellit is supported by Seneca's imitation, Oed.954, “hactenus fundent levem oculi liquorem. sedibus pulsi suis lacrimas sequantur”.
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