ἔστι δέ τις: a favorite Epic beginning of a description, cf. “ἔστι δέ” “τις Θρυόεσσα πόλις Λ 711, ἔστι δέ τις ποταμὸς κτλ. Λ 722, ἔστι δέ τι σπέος Ν” 32, cf. “ἔστι πόλις Ἐφύρη Ζ” 152, urbs antiqua fuit Verg. Aen. i. 12.πόλιος: disyllabic by synizesis; see § 7. The ultima is long before the caesural pause; see § 41 p.
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