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κατηργ., prop., overlaid with silver (Her. 1.98); hence, fig., bribed. Cp. Pind. P. 11. 41μισθοῖο συνέθευ παρέχειν φωνὰν ὑπάργυρον” (a word prop. said of a gilded surface, with silver below). —οὐ μακρ. χρόν. τριβή =a time for which thou wilt not have long to wait. Some, less naturally, make these words a parenthesis with “ἔσται” understood, and supply “ταῦτα” as subject to φανεῖ. Cp. Aristoph. Ran. 156θιάσους εὐδαίμονας ἀνδρῶν γυναικῶν”.

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