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[238] “ καὶ ἡμεῖς κτλ”.: whether we too (the rank and file of the Achaeans) are of use to him or not; as if Agamemnon in his pride trusted to his own might and to that of the other leaders, despising the rest, bereft of whose help, he can do nothing.— For the crasis, see § 8.

ἦε καὶ οὐκί: cf. vs. 300, 349. The speaker presents the alternatives as open, but still implies a choice between them. cf. vs. 300, 349.

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