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μή τοι θυραίαν γ̓: “τοι” (Lat. sane) here limits with an ironical force, while “γε” lays stress on the adj. The combination “μή τοί...γε” occurs also in O. C. 1407, Ai. 472: “μή τοι”, without “γε”, in O. C. 1439, Ant. 544.

αἰσχύνειν φίλους: said from an Athenian point of view (on Ant. 578). The Homeric maiden of noble birth, such as Nausicaa, has more freedom.

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    • Sophocles, Ajax, 472
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