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[57] “λάινον κτλ”.: put on a stone tunic; a grim expression of popular speech for death by stoning, the customary method of capital punishment in heroic times (as in the laws of Moses).

ἕσσο: from “ἕννυμι” (“ἑσνυμι”). cf. “κῦμ̓ ἀλίαστον ἐφέσσατο νειόθι” (deep) “δύψας” (diving) Ap. Rhod. i. 1326, “γᾶν ἐπιεσσόμενος” Pind. Nem. xi. 16.

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