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σῖγ̓: cp. Eurydicè's silent exit, Ant.1244: and for the sentiment, cp. fr. 842 “αἰδὼς γὰρ ἐν κακοῖσιν ο<*>δὲν ὠφελεῖ:” | “ γὰρ σιωπὴ τῷ λαλοῦντι σύμμαχος”.

815 f. The place of ὀφθαλμῶν ἐμῶν in the sentence is due to the implied thought, ‘So long as I see her no more, she may go where she will.’ The poet cares not that the gen. might seem to depend on οὖρος: for like cases, cp. Ant.944(“Δανάας”), Ph.598(“τίνος δ̓”).

αὐτῇ is not emphatic (‘of her own accord’), any more than “αὐτὸν” in 262.

καλός seems a true correction of “καλῶς”, and was probably read by the schol. (cr. n.). Cp. Od.11. 640κάλλιμος οὖρος”. The adv. would have a weak effect at the end of the v., and would belong to “ἑρπούσῃ” rather than to “γένοιτ̓”.—Cp. Aesch. Th.690ἴτω κατ᾽ οὖρον, κῦμα Κωκυτοῦ λαχόν”, | “Φοίβῳ στυγηθὲν πᾶν τὸ Λαΐου γένος”.

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