The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from The Sportsman by Xenophon:|
second similar piece of ground (unless, as is not improbable, she
smothers herself in the snow beforehand). Accordingly he must
discover where she is and spread his toils once more; and, if she has
energy still left, pursue the chase. Even without the nets, caught she
will be, from sheer fatigue, owing to the depth of the snow, which
balls itself under her shaggy feet and clings to her, a sheer dead
 Al. "to envelop the victims in the nets."
 Lit. "whatever the creature is in contact with inside."
 Cf. Aesch. "Prom." 87, Poto tropo tesd' ekkulisthesei tukhes}.
 Or, "if the creature is not first suffocated in the snow itself."