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27 f.

τὸ ἔλαιον κτἑ.: note the artistic order, exciting surprise and expectation in the listeners. — Cf. Theophr. de causis plant. v. 15. 6 καὶ γὰρ ταῦτα (oleum, pix, adeps) φθείρει καὶ μάλιστα τὰ φυτὰ τὰ νέα = Plin. N. H. xvii. 234.

ἐνταῦθα: in this case, with man's body.

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