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[530] ἐσπάσατο: sc. “ἀριστερῇ”. cf. “Ε 621, Ζ” 65.

ἐρύσσατο ξίφος: drew his sword, sc.δεξιτερῇ”. The mid. voice of the verb (like the dat. of interest, see § 3 g) freq. expresses the idea of personal interest which may be rendered by the possessive pronoun. cf. “Μ 190, Ξ 496, Υ 284, Φ 116, 200, Χ” 306, 367.

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