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Thersites. See Il.II. 211-77 for his insolent speech and its punishment by Ulysses, which puts the disheartened Greeks into good humour: “οἱ δὲ, καὶ ἀχνύμενοί περ, ἐπ᾽ αὐτῷ ἡδὺ γέλασσαν”.

per me, as far as I was concerned, ‘whom I left not unpunished.’ Cf. Cic. pro Rosc. Am.xlix. § 144, “ut sibi per te liceat innocentem vitam in egestate degere”. Cf. 744 n.

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