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Who was it, my son, who of the race whose years are many, that bore you in wedlock with [1100] Pan, the mountain-roaming father? Or was it a bride of Loxias that bore you? For dear to him are all the upland pastures. [1105] Or perhaps it was Cyllene's lord, or the Bacchants' god, dweller on the hill-tops, that received you, a new-born joy, from one of the nymphs of Helicon, with whom he most often sports.

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    • Sir Richard C. Jebb, Commentary on Sophocles: Antigone, 785
    • Sir Richard C. Jebb, Commentary on Sophocles: Electra, 6
    • Sir Richard C. Jebb, Commentary on Sophocles: Philoctetes, 211
    • W. Walter Merry, James Riddell, D. B. Monro, Commentary on the Odyssey (1886), 6.106
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