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τελείαν He announces that he will not yield.

ψῆφο<*> 60.

ἆρα μή, like “μῶν”, ‘can it be <*>’ El. 446.

τῆς μελλονύμφου: for <*> gen., cp. Thuc. 1.140τὸ Μεγαρέων <*>ισυα”, and n. on 11.

λυσσαίνων, the <*>ing of the MSS., is a word not extant e<*>where, but as correctly formed as “<*> χαλεπαίνω”, etc. At first sight it <*> strong: “λύσσα” is ‘raving.’ But <*>ain vehemence of language characte<*> Creon (cp. 280 ff.). Instead of saying <*>, ‘have you come here in displeas<*> he says, ‘have you come here to sto<*> me?’ As σοὶ μέν shows, there is a <*> contrast with the sisters: he had des<*> Ismene as “λυσσῶσαν” (492). I therefore think “λυσσαίνων” genuine, and a finer reading than the variant noted in L, θυμαίνων. The latter word is used by Hesiod, and in Attic comedy. Some recent edd. place it in the text.

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    • Sophocles, Antigone, 280
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