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μηδὲν μέγ᾽ ἀΰσῃς. In saying “φεῦ”, Electra lifted her face and stretched forth her hands to heaven, as if accusing the gods; and the Chorus hasten to warn her against any irreverent utterance (schol.). Cp. Ai. 386μηδὲν μέγ᾽ εἴπῃς”: Od. 22. 287μή ποτε πάμπαν” | “εἴκων ἀφραδίῃς μέγα εἰπεῖν”: Plat. Phaedop. 95 B “μὴ μέγα λέγε”: Eur. H. F. 1244ἴσχε στόμ̓, ὡς μὴ μέγα λέγων μεῖζον πάθῃς”: Theocr. 10. 20 “μηδὲν μέγα μυθεῦ” (do not boast). Verg. Aen. 10. 547Dixerat ille aliquid magnum.

ἀΰσῃς, a loud cry ( Tr. 565ἐκ δ᾽ ἤϋσ᾽ ἐγώ”).

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    • Euripides, Heracles, 1244
    • Homer, Odyssey, 22.287
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    • Vergil, Aeneid, 10.547
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