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[66] “αἴ κεν κτλ”.: if perchance, in the hope that, he may please. H. 907.

ἀρνῶν: part. gen.

τελείων: constr. with both nouns. Only unblemished victims were well pleasing to the gods. Thus the heifers offered to Athena were ‘sleek, untouched by the goad, upon whose necks the yoke had never rested,’ “Ζ 94, Κ” 293.

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