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ἕρποντι φωνεῖς...; the partic. expresses the leading idea; cp. O. C. 1038χωρῶν ἀπείλει νῦν” (n.).

λελειμμένῳλόγων, unable to catch the sound of thy words; schol. in L, “οὐκ ἀκούοντι”. Cp. Eur. Or. 1085 πολὺ λέλειψαι τῶν ἐμῶν βουλευμάτων” (‘laggest far behind them,’—failest to comprehend them): Helen. 1246 “λέλειμμαι τῶν ἐν Ἕλλησιν νόμων” (‘am not versed in them’).


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