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[141] αἱ: sc. “ὄιες”. So in 16.353αἵ” refers to “μῆλα”.

ἀγχιστῖναι: in close succession, one upon the other. Cf.τοὶ δ᾽ ἀγχιστῖνοι ἔπιπτονͅ νεκροὶ ὁμοῦ Τρώων . . . καὶ Δαναῶν Ρ” 361 f. Predicate. § 38 a. Cf.ἐπασσύτεραι Δ” 427, “πυραὶ νεκύων καίοντο θαμειαί Α” 52.

κέχυνται (“χέω”): lie in heaps. The lion does not leave the farm-yard until he has killed all the flock, — even forgetting his own hunger in his fury.

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