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[149] φύει: here intrans., grows up.

150 = Od. 3.213; cf. 21.487.

εἰ δ᾽ ἐθέλεις κτλ.: this protasis is left without an apodosis. After the final clause (“ὄφρ᾽ ἐὺ εἰδῇς”) and the parenthetical “πολλοὶ κτλ”., the story follows immediately, in 152.

καὶ ταῦτα: this too, of which you ask. — “But I am not ashamed of my family.”

151 = Od. 3.214.

ἡμετέ ρην: with emphasis, after the general preface, 146-149.

μίν: i.e. “γενεήν”. — The second half-verse is parenthetical.

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