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[282] πεφρικυῖαι: bristling. Restless movement is implied in the verb. cf. “Η 62, ἔφριξεν μάχη ἐγχείῃσιν Ν 339, φρίσσουσιν ἄρουραι Ψ” 599, horrentia pilis agmina Hor. Sat. ii. “Ι”. 13, sparsis hastis longis campus splendet et horret Ennius Sat. 15; “ τε φάλαγξ Μακεδονικὴ πυκνὴ καὶ ταῖς σαρίσσαις” (pikes) “πεφρικυῖα” Arrian Anab. iii. 14. 3, ‘Bristled with upright beams innumerable| Of rigid spears, and helmets thronged, and shields,’ Milton Par. Lost vi. 82 f.; ‘horrent arms,’ ib. ii. 513.

284 = 337, “Κ 191, δ 77, κ” 430. cf. 369, 1.201, etc.

σφέας: monosyllabic. § 7 a.

285 = 12.354.

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