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[278] ἑρμῖσιν (“ἕρμα”), properly ‘supports,’ here=‘bed-posts.’

χέε, ‘dropped,’ and inf. “ἐξεκέχυντο”, express graphically the subtle and pliable nature of the net. The verb “χέω” suggests the same set of ideas as the adjective “ὑγρός”, as in Pind. Pyth.1. 9ἀετὸς . . ὑγρὸν νῶτον αἰωρεῖ”.

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