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τάνδεπόλινοὐκέτι πόλιν νεμῶ, I will no longer reckon Athens a city. Cp. O. T. 1080ἐμαυτὸν παῖδα τῆς Τύχης νέμων”:

καί σ᾽ ἔγωγε δεσπότιν
μητέρ᾽ οὐκ ἔλασσον εἰς ἡμᾶς νέμω

. The fut. is better than the pres. here, since the latter would assume Creon's triumph.


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