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[101] τῶνμνῆσαι. The phrase “εἴ ποτε”, etc. suggests a number of kindly acts, which are summed up, as it were, by the plural “τῶν”. So Od.4. 765; Il.15. 375; 22.84. Cp. Il.1. 497.

ἐνίσπες. The Schol. on the passage says “ἐνίσπες [ὡς] ἐπίσχες: εἰπέ”. This form of the imperative is shortened from “ἐνίσπεθι”, and must be distinguished from the indicative “ἔνισπεςIl. 24. 388. “ἐνίσπες” is found always at the end of a verse, e. g. Il. 11. 186; 14. 470; Od. 3. 101, 247; 4. 314, 331; 11. 492; 12. 112; 14. 185; 22. 116; 23. 35. “ἔνισπε” as an imperative occurs once in the middle of a verse, viz. Od.4. 642.

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