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οὗ μὲν γάρ ‘In circumstances where I was forced to suffer personal ill-usage on the charge falsely brought, legal experience did not come to my rescue; and here, when I must save myself by help of the truth, and by a narrative of the facts, I am embarrassed by my incapacity for speaking’. κακοπαθεῖν, because he had been imprisoned, bail being refused: see § 17.

ἐνταυθοῖ So § 10, ἐνταυθοῖ πεποιήκασι τὴν κρίσιν, ‘they have brought the trial hither’. Here, too, the idea of motion can be elicited from ὠφέλησεν as=ἐβοήθησεν. In Soph. Phil. 481, ἐμβαλοῦ μ᾽ ...ὅποι | ἥκιστα μέλλω...ἀλγυνεῖν, ὅποι=ἐκεῖσε ὅπου. In Ar. Lys. 526,ποῖ χρῆν ἀναμεῖναι” = μέχρι τίνος χρόνου; Cp. Pors. on Eur. Hec. 1062.

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    • Euripides, Hecuba, 1062
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