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[560] καππεσέτην (“πίπτω”): for the ‘apocope,’ cf. “καρρέζουσα 424. — ἐλάτῃσιν κτλ”.: a new comparison is added. § 2 e. This indicates the stature, and the fall at full length. cf. “Δ 482, δ᾽ αὖτ̓ ἔπεσεν μελίη” (ashtree) “ὥς, τ᾽ ὄρεος κορυφῇ κτλ. Ν” 178 f., “ἤριπε δ᾽ , ὡς ὅτε τις δρῦς ἤριπεν ἀχερωὶς” (white poplar)| “ἠὲ πίτυς βλωθρή” (slender pine), “τήν τ᾽ οὔρεσι τέκτονες ἄνδρεςι ἐξέταμον πελέκεσσι Ν” 389 ff., “ὡς δ᾽ ὅθ̓ ὑπὸ πληγῆς πατρὸς Διὸς ἐξερίπῃ δρῦς Ξ” 414, concidit: ut quondam cava concidit aut Erymantho| aut Ida in magna radicibus eruta pinus Verg. Aen. v. 448 f.

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