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Sophocles

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ὅθεν κατεῖδον τὴν βεβακχιωμένην βροτοῖσι κλεινὴν Νῦσαν, ἣν ὁ βούκερως Ἴακχος αὑτῷ μαῖαν ἡδίστην νέμει, ὅπου τίς ὄρνις οὐχὶ κλαγγάνει;

Strabo, Geography 15, 1, 7 p. 687 C

2 Νῦσαν Kramer: νύσσαν codd. 960

θαυμαστὰ γὰρ τὸ τόξον ὡς ὀλισθάνει

Suda ω 213 Adler

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θεοῦ δὲ πληγὴν οὐχ ὑπερπηδᾷ βροτός

Theophilus, Letter to Autolycus 2, 8; Stobaeus, Anthology 1, 3, 7 (1, 53, 15 Wachsmuth); [Menander], Monosticha 345

πληγὴν] παγίδας Heimsoeth ὑπερπηδᾷ] ὑπεκπηδᾷ Herwerden

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εἰ δείν᾿ ἔδρασας, δεινὰ καὶ παθεῖν σε δεῖ

Theophilus, Letter to Autolycus 2, 37; Stobaeus, Anthology 1, 3, 48a (1, 61, 3 Wachsmuth); Schol. on Dionysius Thrax, Grammar 20 Hilgard

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Fragments Not Assignable to any Play

959

From here I caught sight of Nysa, haunt of Bacchus, famed among mortals, which Iacchus of the bull’s horns counts as his beloved nurse; here what bird does not cry a . . .?

960

For it is amazing how the bow slips. a

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A mortal cannot leap clear of a blow from a god.

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If you have acted dreadfully, you must suffer dreadfully.

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DOI: 10.4159/DLCL.sophocles-fragments_not_assignable_any_play.1996