τοιᾷδε … νοσῳ, that of being “κακή”. Others understand, “τῷ εἰς τοὺς κακοὺς εὐσεβεῖν”. But the sense of the dialogue runs thus:—‘C. Do you approve of honouring law-breakers?—H. I should not dream of honouring wrong-doers.—C. Is not she<*> then, a wrong-doer?’ Doubtless, Creon could also say,—‘Does not she, then, honour wrong-doers (Polyneices)?’ Here, however, his point is that she is a rebel,— not, that her brother was a traitor.—For the fig. use of “νόσος”, cp. 1052, and n. on 653. ἐπείληπται, attacked, as by a disease: so the act., Thuc. 2.51 (“ἡ νόσος”) “δὶς...τὸν αὐτὸν...οὐκ ἐπελάμβανε”. (Distinguish the sense of “ἐπίληπτος” in 406.)
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