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[315] For the notion that fate cannot be averted, but can be delayed, comp. 1. 299, Hdt. 1. 91. ‘Tantis’ seems meant to give a natural reason why they might be delayed. ‘Trahere’ seems better taken with “res” than ‘moras,’ though “trahere moram” is found. With ‘moras addere’ Gossrau comp. Ov. Her. 19. 8,parvi temporis adde moram.

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