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[416] αἶσα: sc. “ἐστί”, here like “αἰώνterm of life.

μίνυνθα: adv. modifying the “ἐστί” to be supplied, which is sometimes modified by an adv. in Homer (§ 3 j); cf. “ἀκὴν ἐγένοντο σιωπῇ Γ 95, διαγνῶναι χαλεπῶς ἦν ἕκαστον Η 424, οὐδ̓ ἄῤ ἔτι δὴν ἦν Ζ” 139 f. “nor did he live long.”

οὔ τι μάλα δήν: the preceding thought is repeated in neg. form. — For the length of the ultima of “μάλα”, see § 41 j “β”.

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