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[91] ἑτοῖμα, predicate adjective after προκείμενα, ‘lying ready before (them).

[92] Cf. A 469.

[97] ἐν σοὶ μὲν λήξω, σέο δ᾽ ἄρξομαι. Compare Theocritus,

Ἐκ Διὸς ἀρχώμεσθα καὶ ἐς Δία λήγετε, Μοῖσαι

“From Zeus let us begin, and with Zeus end, ye Muses.”

[99] θέμιστας, cf. A 238.

σφίσι, dative of advantage.

[100] τῷ § 117.

πέρι, ‘beyond others,’ ‘most of all.’

[101] κρηῆναι δὲ καὶ ἄλλῳ κτλ., ‘and to falfil the words for another as well whenever the spirit bids anyone speak out for the common good.’ Supply ἔπος as object of “κρηῆναι”.

[102] σέο δ᾽ ἕξεται, ὅττι κεν ἄρχῃ, ‘whatever he proposes [or ‘initiates’] will depend upon you.’ Whatever any one else suggests will depend for its final execution on your will; and so the credit of it will redound to you.

[106] ἐξ ἔτι τοῦ ὅτε, ‘even from the time when.’

[107] Ἀχιλῆος depends on “κλισίηθεν”.

[108] ‘Not at all with our approval.’ Recall Nestor's words, A 275, 276, and 282-284.

[109] μάλα (l. 108) ... “πόλλ̓” (=“πολλά”), ‘very earnestly.’

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