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αὐτὴ πρὸς αὑτήν. For αὑτήν (=“ἐμαυτήν”) cp. Ai. 1132, O. T. 138(n.).

κλαῦσαι, rather than “κλαίειν”, since the thought is that she is not allowed to complete the indulgence of her grief. Cp. 788οἴμοι τάλαινα: νῦν γὰρ οἰμῶξαι πάρα”. Ph. 360ἐπεὶ ᾿δάκρυσα κεῖνον.

ἡδονὴν φέρει: lit., ‘as much as my inclination makes it pleasant (to weep).’ “φέρειν ἡδ”.=‘to afford pleasure’ (but “ἔχειν”, ‘to feel’ it): O. C. 779ὅτ᾽ οὐδὲν χάρις χάριν φέροι”: O. T. 1094ἐπὶ ἦρα φέροντα”. For “θυμός”, cp. Her. 8. 116 ἄλλως σφι θυμὸς ἐγένετο θεήσασθαι τὸν πόλεμον”.

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