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[10] When she sits, she puts the hind-legs under the flanks, and most commonly keeps the fore-legs close together and extended, resting the chin on the ends of the feet, and spreading the ears over the shoulder-blades, so that1 she covers the soft parts. The hair too, being thick and soft, serves as a protection.

1 I do not think that εἷτα δὲ can mean this, and suspect that εἷτα is wrong.

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