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[106] ἀγρίου: introduces the following story, since the ‘steinbock’ cannot be taken by pursuit, but only by ambush. See § 1 h.

ὅν: obj. of “βεβλήκει”. This const. is the easier since the second hemistich of this verse and 107 are parenthetical.

ὑπὸ στέρνοιο: below, on the belly. The goat stood on a higher position than the hunter. For the gen., cf. “ὑπ᾽ ἀνθερεῶνος ἑλοῦσα Α” 501 (of Thetis supplicating Zeus).

τυχήσας: hitting. Cf.Ἱππόμαχον βάλε δουπὶ κατὰ ζωστῆρα τυχἠσας Μ” 189. § 3 v.

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