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τὸ γὰρ σόν, not “τὸ σὸν γάρ”: so O. T. 671τὸ γὰρ σόν, οὐ τὸ τοῦδ᾽”: ib. 1024 γὰρ πρὶν...ἀπαιδία”. In the case of “σόν”, at least, this order seems to strengthen, rather than diminish, the emphasis. ὄμμα: cp. O. T. 447οὐ τὸ σὸν δείσας πρόσωπον”. Jeremiah i. 8 ‘Be not afraid of their faces.’

δημότῃ, the ordinary Theban citizen: cp. O. C. 78 n.

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