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[154] βοῦς: fem., of the herds.

ἤλασαν: drove off.

οὐδὲ μέν: nor in truth, cf. v. 603. — This verse and the next indicate the common causes of war in the heroic period, as between the English and the Scotch in the time of the border troubles. cf. “ὡς ὁπότ̓ Ἠλείοισι καὶ ἡμῖν” (Nestor and the Pylians) “νεῖκος ἐτύχθη ἀμφὶ βοηλασίῃ Λ” 671 f.

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