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[351] πῶς δή: how, pray; with what right. “What do you mean by saying that we” etc. This is equiv. to the assertion, “What you say is absurd and false.” — “πολέμοιο μεθιέμεν [μεθιέναι]”: sc. “ἡμέας”. cf. 240. — “ὁππότε ἐγείρομεν [ἐγείρωμεν]”: “whenever we shall rouse.” A rejoinder to 344. — Rarely does a new sent. begin, as here, at the bucolic diaeresis, except when the topic is changed, as A 348, 430.

352 = 19.237; cf. “Θ 110, 516, Τ” 318.

ἐπί: upon, against. See § 3 hβ”.

ἐγείρομεν κτλ.: cf. “Β 440, Θ 531, Σ” 304.

353 = 9.359. The first half-verse also “Θ 471, ω” 511. — A poetic and picturesque way of saying, “I will fight bravely.” See on 98.

ὄψεαι: in contrast with “φῄς” 351, — prominent at the head of the apodosis.

ἤν κτλ.: Odysseus heaps up synonyms in his vexation.

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