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[265] Hector fears that the wine will affect him too much.

λάθωμαι: forget, i.e. lose. cf. “ὄφρα σ᾽ ὑποδείσας μένεος κτλ. Χ” 282, and the converse “παντοίης ἀρετῆς μιμνήσκεο Χ” 268. In general, in Homer, to remember a thing is to do it. cf. (“Μενέλαος ἀνώγει”) “νόστου μιμνήσκεσθαι ἐπ᾽ εὐρέα νῶτα θαλάσσης γ” 142 “to enter upon their return.” See on 4.222.

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