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[230] To the reading of Zen. Ar. (An.) objects “εἰσὶν οὔτε τῆι συνθέσει Ὁμηρικοί, οὔτε τὸοἷσιν βελέεσσινὑγιῶς εἴρηται τοῖς ἑαυτῶν: ἔδει γὰρ τοῖς ἀλλήλων”. The first of these objections is a matter of taste; for the second, viz. that “οἷσι” cannot refer to a plural subject, in the sense ‘their,’ see App. He A. may have criticised with more ground the tautological “βελέεσσι . . ἔγχεσιν”. But there is much to b