Potui, ‘stooped to,’ which harmonizes with ‘infelix.’ So perhaps ‘potui’ 4. 600, ‘had the heart to,’ “non potui” being there explained like “non licuit” 4. 550. ‘Quae memet in omnia verti,’ who have taken every shape, i. e. tried every mode of opposition. Comp. Hdt. 3. 124, παντοίη ἐγίνετο μὴ ἀποδημῆσαι τὸν Πολυκράτεα. Cerda comp. “Verte omnis tete in facies” 12. 891, where Aeneas defies Turnus to escape him.
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