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[242] χραισμεῖν: avail, help; without oblique case, as v. 589.

ὑφ̓ Ἕκτορος θνήσκοντες: “ὑπό” is used since the verb is passive in sense, and act. only in form, cf. 3.61, 128; see H. 820. — For the epith. of Hector, cf. homicidam Hectorem Hor. Epod. xvii. 12.

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