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σὲτὸ μὴ πυθέσθαι: for the place of “σέ”, cp. Ant.710ἀλλ᾽ ἄνδρα, κεἴ τις σοφός, τὸ μανθάνειν” | “πόλλ᾽ αἰσχρὸν οὐδέν”. It is needless to conjecture <*>.— ἐξενωμένου: cp. El.865ξένος...κέκευθεν” (‘he has been buried in a foreign land’). Shaksp. H. VIII. 2. 2. 129Kept him a foreign man” (=kept him out of England).

ποῦ ᾿στιν: for this mode of writing, cp. Ph.16 n.

φέρειν is a certain correction of φέρει: in answer to his question, she is quoting the slave's speech.


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