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[521] ἀμφοτέρω τένοντε: the poet thought of the sinews as working in pairs.

ἀναιδής: shameless, heartless, pitiless. For the personification, cf. 5.593, “Ν 139, αὖτις ἔπειτα πέδονδε κυλίνδετο λᾶας ἀναιδής λ” 598, of the stone which Sisyphus was engaged in rolling up hill in Hades, “θάνατος ἀναιδής” Theognis 207. See on 126.

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