The Choephoroe of Aeschylus

The Choephoroe of Aeschylus

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1857 edition. Excerpt: ... p. 194. dKovaai bpyw' iravv eireUpofuu irp&s To aKovaai. Peile well comp. Shaksp. Hamlet, Act 1, Sc. 4, ' Q answer me: Let me not burst in ignorance!' The general force of the expression is like rax' elaerai, v. 305, note, as it is the practical issue that is pointed to in each case. Thus irpiirv. S' K. T. X. will be a caution to enter the lists with unbated resolution. KaBKeiv like Karifiav, Soph. Tr. 504, and the Latin descendere. 456--460. Or. ' Help us, father!' El. ' I add my tearful appeal.' Ch. ' And we all join the cry: come up, and help!' 456. The assignment of the parts of the different speakers down to v. 465 is due to Herm., who had however been anticipated by Pearson in the case of vv. 462 and 463-5. ai Toi. See Jelf, 736. 2. iploiai, MSS. 0ftois, Pors. 457. KeKavpJva (v. 731) is explained by Wordsworth after Schafer on Plut. vol. 4, p. 412, on the analogy of SeSaKpvp.ivos, which appears to mean ' bathed in tears' (comp. Hom. Od. 20. 204, Se SdKpvirai Si p.oi 6aae, Plato Ion, p. 539 a. SeSaKpvvrai irapelai, Eur. Hel. 948, SaKpvaai /SXa/ra). No such sense however appears to be inherent in Kaloi, and as several of its tenses are middle, it seems better to regard the use of the pass, here as an ordinary deponent. Compare Kabp.evos, Theb. 920, Ag. 1096. 458. ardais v. 114, note. do," MSS.; 46," Rob. 460. &kqwtw p.oKi!iv is equivalent to dKovaov Kal fiie. Comp. vv. 317, S84. 461--465. Or. ' Let us fight it out by might and right.' El. ' Decide justly, ye gods!' Ch. 'I tremble at your prayers, knowing that they must succeed.' 461. fv/i/SdXXei, MSS., vp.fidoi, Pors. For the union of 'Apifs and A'iktj, Kl. comp. v. 244 (where see note). 462. The missing dissyllable was evidently an acc. after Kpalver', but more

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