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[51] These verses are simply introductory to the principal thought, in 53.

τοι μέν: the corresponding clause begins with “ἀλλά” 57. “I will yield in other cases, but you must allow me to carry out my purpose with regard to the destruction of Troy.”

πολύ: adverbial, far.

Ἄργος: see on “Ἀργείη” 8.

εὐρυάγυια: freq. in Homer three nouns are so placed in a verse that while but one has an adj., this adj. with its noun fills the second ‘hemistich.’ See on 2.498.

Μυκήνη: for the singular, see § 19 j.

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