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θρῴσκει denotes the shooting spasms: cp. 1083διῇξε”: Ph.743διέρχεται”, | “διέρχεται.—δειλαία”: the “αι” is long here, though sometimes short ( Ant.1310 n.).

ἀποτίβατος=“ἀπρόσβατος”: cp. 1214ποτιψαύων” (n.). The personified “νόσος” is ‘unapproachable’ in the sense that no healer can successfully cope with it. Cp. 1093ἄπλατον...κἀπροσήγορον”.

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