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θολερῷ (“θολός, ”, mud), ‘turbid,’ with ref. to his clouded mind: cp. Her. 4. 53(of a river) “ῥέει τε καθαρὸς παρὰ θολεροῖσι”. So Aesch. P. V. 885θολεροὶ δὲ λόγοι παίουδ᾽ εἰκῇ στυγνῆς πρὸς κύμασιν ἄτης”,—words turbid with passion.— χειμῶνι: cp. Soph. Ph. 1194ἀλύοντα χειμερίῳ λύπᾳ”: ib. 1460 “χειμαζομένῳ.

νοσήσας, ‘stricken’: this aor., in the ‘ingressive’ sense (‘fell ill’), is frequent in Attic: e.g. Thuc. 1. 138§ 4 “νοσήσας τελευτᾷ τὸν βίον”: Plat. Tim.p. 84 C “ὅταν..νοσήσῃ”.

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    • Aeschylus, Prometheus Bound, 885
    • Herodotus, Histories, 4.53
    • Sophocles, Philoctetes, 1194
    • Thucydides, Histories, 1.138
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