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[47] αὐδήσαντος, by word of mouth; whereas by the usual Homeric practice it should mean, ‘I never heard any one speaking,’ see 16.76, Od. 3.337, Od. 4.505, Od. 9.497. In the Tragedians, however, “αὐδᾶσθαι” means ‘to be noised abroad’ (e.g. Soph. O. T. 731), which is correlative to the present use.

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