πότνιαι, fitting in his mouth, as being esp. their name at Thebes (43). δεινῶπες: as looking sternly on sin (42). The face of the Avengers is still terrible to his inner eye. Sophocles nowhere portrays the lineaments of the Furies, as Aesch. does (Eum. 46-54), but he leaves on the mind an impression not less awful. εὖτε: νῦν ἔκαμψα ἐπὶ ἕδρας (gen. sing.) ὑμῶν πρώτων (possess. gen.) τῆσδε γῆς (partitive gen.). ἐπί can be so placed since ὑμῶν is possessive gen. (=“ὑμετέρας”): cp. 126, O. T. 177 “ἀκτὰν πρὸς ἑσπέρου θεοῦ.” ἔκαμψα (sc. γόνυ) absol., as Eur. Hec. 1079 “πᾶ βῶ, πᾶ στῶ, πᾶ κάμψω;”
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