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νεῖμεν governs τέρψιν, to which ὁμιλεῖν is added as epexegetic inf., ‘for me to consort with’ (“ὁμιλεῖν αὐτῇ”): cp. Pind. N. 10. 72χαλεπὰ δ᾽ ἔρις ἀνθρώποις ὁμιλεῖν κρεσσόνων” (a strife with more than mortal foe is hard for men to encounter): id. Pind. I. 2. 37αἰδοῖος μὲν ἦν ἀστοῖς ὁμιλεῖν”.— Others take “ὁμιλεῖν” as depending on “νεῖμεν”, and “τέρψιν” as cogn. acc. (or ‘acc. of the inner object’): ‘gave me companionship in the joy of the wine-cup.’ But this somewhat forces the word “ὁμιλεῖν”.

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