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surdior aequoribus, a proverbial image. Cf. P.v. 1001, Eur. Med.28, “ὡς δὲ πέτρος θαλάσσιος κλύδων ἀκούει νουθετουμένη φίλων”, Androm. 538, “τί με προσπίπτεις, ἁλίαν πέτραν κῦμα λιταῖς ὡς ἱκετεύων”, Hipp.304, “αὐθαδεστέρα γίγνου θαλάσσης”. It occurs several times in Ovid, as Her.VIII. 9, ib. XVIII. 211, Ars. Amat. I. 531, Rem. Am. 597. Cf. XIV. 711.

calcato hydro. Eurydice dies from the bite of a snake thus roused, X. 10, “occidit in talum serpentis dente recepto”, G. IV. 458, where it is called hydrus.

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    • Euripides, Hippolytus, 304
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