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[12] θάπτομεν, imperf. ‘we buried him where the beach ran out to its furthest point,’ cp. “τύμβον χεύαμεν . . ἀκτῇ ἔπι προὐχούσῃ Od.24. 80; Od.6. 138.Similarly we have “ἄκραι νῆες Il.15. 653= ‘extremus navium ordo,’ “ἐπὶ σέλματος ἄκρου” h. 7. 47, “ἄκραι ἠιόνες Il.17. 264.

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