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τι suits a timid appeal: cp. O. C. 1414ἱκετεύω σε πεισθῆναί τί μοι.

δέ (Boeckh), though favoured by L, could not be justified as an expostulatory ‘now.’ δώσεις: O. C. 1287διδοὺς ἐμοὶ λέξαι.

οὕτως, ‘without more ado,’ “ὥσπερ ἔχω”: Ph. 1066οὐδὲ σοῦ φωνῆς ἔτι γενήσομαι προσφθεγκτός, ἀλλ᾽ οὕτως ἄπει”; Phaedr. 237 Cνῦν μὲν οὕτως οὐκ ἔχω εἰπεῖν” (‘off-hand’).

ἴω, delib. subjunct., somewhat rare in pres. (O. T. 651).

καὶ νῦν ὡς = ὡς καὶ νῦν: for the hyperbaton of “ὡς”, cp. Ai. 590, El. 949, 1243, etc.— ἀνιαρῶς, with ι_: but Eur. , like Ar. , has “ἀνι^αρός” ( Eur. Or. 230 etc.): Aesch. does not use the adj., though he has “ἄνι^ος. ἀνία” (“ι_”) is used by Soph. , but not by Aesch. or


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