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αὖ is oft. thus joined with the interrogative “τίς” (‘what new thing?’): cp. 1172, 1281: O. C. 357νῦν δ᾽ αὖ τίν᾽ ἥκεις μῦθον... φέρουσα … ;ib. 1507τί δ᾽ ἐστίν ...νέορτον αὖ;

πανδήμῳ πόλει, the whole body of the citizens: so 1141, El. 982: “πανδήμου στρατοῦAi. 844. For the adj. compounded with a noun cognate in sense to the subst., cp. “βίος μακραίων” (O.T. 518), “εὐήρετμος πλάτα” (O. C. 716 n.).

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