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[372] πλησίον ἄλλον, cf. B 271.

[373] μαλακώτερος ἀμφαφάεσθαι, is ‘softer to handle.’

[375] τις, ‘many a man.’

[379] ἐπεί, first in the line, in spite of the short initial syllable § 36).

[380] κακὰ πόλλ᾽ ... ὅσ᾽ οὐ, ‘more evils than.’

[381] εἰ δ᾽ ἄγετ᾽ε), cf. note on A 302.

[384] καὶ Ἕκτορος κτλ., the genitive absolute here expresses concession.

[386] ἄκλαυτος, ‘unwept,’ in the ceremonial way.

[389] The subject of καταλήθοντ᾽αι) is indefinite: “they,” i. e. ‘the dead.’ “θανόντες”.

[395] μήδετο, with two accusatives, ‘devised ... for.’

[396] ποδῶν limits τένοντε, ‘the tendons of both feet.’

[397] ἐξῆπτεν, ‘attached thereto.’

[400] μάστιξέν ῤ̔ ἐλάειν, supply “ἵππους” as subject of the infinitive, which is intransitive, ‘he whipped his steeds to a run.’

[401] τοῦ δ᾽ ... ἑλκομένοιο, with “κονίσαλος”, ‘and from him as he was being dragged a cloud of dust arose.’

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