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They are a war-like people. I have lived to behold a calamity I never expected. Chorus
Are you speaking of the routed multitude which manned your ships? Xerxes
 And I rent my robe at the disastrous event. Chorus
Alas, alas! Xerxes
No, far worse than alas. Chorus
Yes, for twofold and threefold— Xerxes
Pain to us, but exultation to our enemies Chorus
 Yes, and our strength has been maimed. Xerxes
I am stripped of my escort. Chorus
By the disasters of your comrades upon the sea.
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