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[281] αἴ κε: cf. 94.

εἰπόντος (sc. “μοῦ”): “my voice,” i.e. my words.

ὡς: introduces a wish.

κέ: unusual in a wish; but cf. “Τηλέμαχ᾽ , εἰ γάρ κεν σὺ πολὺν χρόνον ἐνθάδε μίμνοις ο” 545.—This wish follows immediately after Hector's statement of his purpose, almost as if he corrected himself, and desired Paris to go to Hades rather than to the field of battle.

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