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[237] αὐτοῦ: right here, explained as usual by the following words. It often stands as here at the beginning of a verse, cf. v. 332.

γέρα πεσσέμεν: digest (enjoy) his gifts of honor, i.e. learn and suffer the consequences of his greed. cf. “καταπέψαι μέγαν ὄλβον οὐκ ἐδυνάσθη” Pind. Ol. i. 55 f.

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