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καταμαθοῦσα; “gauged.”

εἰ τράποιο: less confident than the ἐὰν [τραπῇ] of Κακία in 23.

ἂν γενέσθαι: see on ἂν κινηθῆναι i. 1. 14.

ἐπ᾽ ἀγαθοῖς: for good actions, i.e. those which Hercules would perform under her guidance; ‘lit with the luster shed by valorous deeds’ (Dakyns).

προοιμίοις ἡδονῆς: promises of pleasure, like those in the speech of Κακία.

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