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εὐστόλου, here prob., ‘well-equipped’; though at v. 780 “εὐσταλής” (the commoner form) = ‘expeditious.’ Cp. Apoll. Rh. 1. 603ὄσσον ἐς ἔνδιόν κεν ἐΰστολος ὁλκὰς ἀνύσσαι”.—For the double epithet, without copula, cp. Hom. Od. 7. 34νηυσὶ θοῇσι πεποιθότες ὠκείῃσι”: Soph. Ai. 710θοᾶν ὠκυάλων νεῶν”.


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    • Homer, Odyssey, 7.34
    • Sophocles, Ajax, 710
    • Apollonius Rhodius, Argonautica, 1.603
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