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[398] ἱμερόειςγόος. The epithetmay be rendered by ‘longing’ or ‘yearning.’ We have “κρυερὸς γόος” in Od.4. 103, “ὀλοὸς γόος Il.23. 10; but this describes the tenderer feeling produced by the “ἵμερος γόοιο Od.4. 113, which is called “γλυκὺς ἵμερος Od.22. 500.The regular construction of ὑποδῦναι is with the personal accusative, but it is used here with an ethical dative, as Soph. Phil.1111ἀλλά μοι ἄσκοπα

κρυπτά τ᾽ ἔπη δολερᾶς ὑπέδυ φρενός”. Seiler quotes as instances of “εἰσιέναι” or “εἰσέρχεσθαί τινιSoph. O. C.372; Eur. I. A.1580; Hdt.1. 24Hdt., 3. 14; Plato, Pol. 330 D; Phaed. 59 A. But in Eur. Med.57ὥσθ᾽ ἵμερός μ᾽ ὑπῆλθε”.

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    • Euripides, Iphigeneia in Aulis, 1580
    • Euripides, Medea, 57
    • Herodotus, Histories, 1.24
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    • Homer, Iliad, 23.10
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    • Plato, Phaedo, 59a
    • Plato, Protagoras, 330d
    • Sophocles, Oedipus at Colonus, 372
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