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[409] χρεῖος ἐελδόμενος, so “τά τ᾽ ἔλδεται Il.5. 481; otherwise used with genitive as Od.5. 210.

τόδ᾽ ἱκάνει. This phrase occurs again, Od. 10. 75; 17. 444, 524; 19. 407; Il. 14. 298, 309; 24. 172. Fäsi rightly renders, ‘he comes this coming’=‘he comes thus,’ “τόδε” standing in cognate relation to the verb exactly as if the phrase had run “τήνδ᾽ ἄφιξιν ἱκάνεις”. Cp. Od.5. 215μή μοι τόδε χώεο”, Od.17. 401μήτ᾽ οὖν μητέρ᾽ ἐμὴν ἅζευ τό γε”. Monro, H. G. § 133, describes it as an adverbial accusative, defining the notion of the verb; comparing the use of “τί”; ‘why,’ i. e. ‘in regard to what?’ “τό” ‘therefore;’ “, ὅτι” ‘because.’

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