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[778] τώ: for fem. See G. 78 N. 2; H. 272 a. cf. “προφανέντε Θ 378, πληγέντε Θ” 455, both of the same pair of goddesses.

τρήρωσι κτλ.: perhaps a reference to the short quick steps of women, as compared with the strides (“μακρὰ βιβάς”) of men.

πελειάσιν: dat. after a ‘word of likeness.’

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