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ὡς ἔοικας (instead of “ὡς ἔοικεν”), as in El.516: so Helen. 497 “ὡς εἴξασιν.—φράσεις”, wilt ‘show,’ ‘make it clear’ (by acts, or words, or both). After such words—Hyllus means—some violent outburst of madness may be expected. “φράζειν”, ‘to declare,’ does not necessarily imply speech: Her.4. 113φωνῆσαι μὲν οὐκ εἶχε, οὐ γὰρ συνίεσαν ἀλλήλων, τῇ δὲ χειρὶ ἔφραζε”. Aesch. Ag.1061σὺ δ᾽ ἀντὶ φωνῆς φράζε καρβάνῳ χερί”. There is a shade of mournful irony in “φράσεις” (‘make it plain enough’), which is lost in the conjecture φανεῖς.—For the double “-εις”, cp. Soph. Ant.682ὧν λέγεις δοκεῖς πέρι”.

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    • Aeschylus, Agamemnon, 1061
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