ἐμεῦ ζῶντος: while I live; in a threatening tone. — “ἐπὶ χθονὶ κτλ”.: a poetic expression for “ζῶντος”, cf. “ὁρᾷ φάος ἠελίοιο Σ 61, ἐπὶ χθονὶ σῖτον ἔδοντες θ” 222, vivus vidensque Terent. Eun. i. “Ι”. 28. For the fulness of expression, see § 1 s; cf. vs. 57, 99, 160, 177, 288 f., 553, “Γ 71, Ξέρξης μὲν αὐτὸς ζὴ τε καὶ βλέπει φάος” Aesch. Pers. 297, ‘as sure as I live and breathe.’
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