ἄλοχον: she is nowhere named in Homer.ὑψερεφὲς κτλ.: cf. “Τ 333, η 225, τ” 526. 214 = Od. 16.102. cf. the curse of Odysseus, “μηκέτ᾽ ἔπειτ̓ Ὀδυσῆι κάρη ὤμοισιν ἐπείη Β” 259. αὐτίκ᾽ ἔπειτα: explained by the following conditional clause. τάμοι: may cut. ‘Permissive’ optative. ἀλλότριος: stranger, enemy, alienus. Perh. here not very different from “ἄλλος”. — “I hope I may die if I don't.”
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