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παρατρίψωμεν: rub on the touch-stone, on which pure gold left a dark stain. For the common simile cf. Theogn. 449, 1105, and especially 417 ἐς βάσανον δ᾽ ἐλθὼν παρατρίβομαι ὥστε μολίβδῳ ι χρυσός. Cf. also Pind. Pyth. x. 67, and Bacch. fr. (Bergk 22, Kenyon 51).
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