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[513] ὥς: dem. corresponding to the rel. “ὡς” above, cf. “Ξ 294, Τ 16, γ” 424.

ἐμπεφυυῖα: lit. grown into, closely clinging to, cf.πάντα κύσεν περιφύς π” 21 kissed him, throwing his arms about him, and the formula “ἔν τ̓ ἄρα οἱ φῦ χειρί Ζ” 253; construed with “ἔχετο”, as “τῷ προσφὺς ἐχόμην ὡς νυκτερίς μ” 433 clinging to this I held on like a bat. Cf. et genua amplexus, genibusque volutans | haerebat Verg. Aen. iii. 607 f. For the form of “ἐμπεφυυῖα”, see § 31 a.

εἴρετο: asked, as she demanded a ‘yes’ or ‘no.’

δευτερον αὖτις: again, a second time, as Od. 3.161; cf. “πάλιν αὖτις Β 276, ἐμμενὲς αἰεί Κ” 364.

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