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[64] ὅς κ̓ εἴποι: potential opt. in final sense, since the end aimed at is considered as a possible result of the principal action (“ἐρείομεν”), cf. “Η 342, Ω” 149.

ὅτι: wherefore.

τόσσον ἐχώσατο: conceived such heavy anger; inceptive aor.

τόσσον: for the doubled “ς”, see § 12 a.

Ἀπόλλων: Achilles assumes that the pestilence was sent by the god of health and disease.

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