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[213] ἔγχος μὲν κτλ.: correl. with “αὐτάρ” 214.—Diomed abandoned at once all thoughts of a contest. His action shows his thought sooner than his words do. “Guest-friends must not fight with each other.”

κατέπηξεν: cf. “ἐν γαίῃ κατέπηκτο Λ 378, ἔγχεα δέ σφιν ὄρθ᾽ ἐπὶ σαυρωτῆρος” (i.e. the spike at the butt of the spear) “ἐλήλατο Κ” 152 f.

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