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μηχαναῖς. μαχαναῖς in Ai. 181 and “μαχανᾷ” in Aesch. Th. 133 are the only instances in which Tragedy gives a Doric form to words from this stem.— ἀγραύλου, having his “αὐλή”, or dwelling, in the open country, as opposed to a domesticated animal: Eur. Bacch. 1187πρέπει γ᾽ ὥστε θὴρ ἄγραυλος φόβῃ”. For the combination with ὀρεσσιβάτα cp. Plat. Crat. 394Eτὸ θηριῶδες τῆς φύσεως καὶ τὸ ἄγριον αὐτοῦ καὶ τὸ ὀρεινόν”.


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    • Aeschylus, Seven Against Thebes, 133
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    • Plato, Cratylus, 394e
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