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[74] καί: introduces a more definite statement of “πειρήσομαι”, cf. vs. 114, 132, 251.—“φεύγειν κτλ”.: this proposition is intended to touch their sense of honor and rouse anew their martial zeal. “υἷας Ἀχαιῶν” is supplied from v. 72 as the subj. of “φεύγειν” and the obj. of the following “ἐρητύειν.—σὺν νηυσί”: cf. Nestor's words “αὺτὰρ ἐγὼ σὺν νηυσὶν ἀολλέσιν” (all together), “αἵ μοι ἕποντο”, | “φεῦγον γ” 165 f., 1.170, 179.

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