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νιν=“αὐτά”, the “πόλλ᾽ ἄγαν” (“ἔπη”): cp. 436.

εὑρίσκεται, ‘find for themselves,’—hardly more than “εὑρίσκει” (but in Ai. 1023ηὑρόμην”=‘gained’).

Cp. Milton, Apology for Smectymnuus (in his Prose Works, ed. Symmons, vol. I. p. 236): ‘I might also tell them [the prelates], what Electra in Sophocles, a wise virgin, answered her wicked mother, who thought herself too violently reproved by her the daughter: ‘'Tis you that say it, not I; you do the deeds, | And your ungodly deeds find me the words.’’

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