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[5] δαῖτα: of the food of brutes, as 24.43; cf. 2.383.

Διὸς . . . βουλή: instead of “Διὸς μεγάλου διὰ βουλάς”, as Od. 8.82, is joined paratactically (§ 3 n f.) to the preceding rel. clause; the will of Zeus was accomplished in the consequences of the wrath of Achilles. cf. ‘Such was the will of heaven’ Milton Par. Lost ii. 1025.

ἐτελείετο: for the form, see on 2.536, § 29 i.

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