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κἀμοῦ γε: instead of saying “καὶ βροτῶν”, she touchingly refers to her own experience: she, certainly, (γε,) can attest the Love-god's power.

πῶς δ᾽ οὐ clearly goes with what follows; it would be weak as a parenthesis (“πῶς δ᾽ οὔ;).

οἵας γ᾽ ἐμοῦ, by assimilation to “ἑτέρας”, instead of “οἵα γ᾽ ἐγώ”: Thuc.7. 21πρὸς ἄνδρας τολμηροὺς οἵους καὶ Ἀθηναίους”. The γε means, ‘a poor mortal like myself.’ It should not be transposed and placed after “χἁτέρας” (‘and another too’).

Wunder and Nauck reject this beautiful verse, because: (1) by “κἀμοῦ γε” Deianeira implies that she is stronger than the gods; and also that she has been untrue to her husband: (2) she cannot assume that Iolè returns the passion of Heracles; nor does Iolè's feeling come into account here.

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