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Old Man.
O child of Heracles, this task I am facing surpasses
the strength of my hands; come now, you must help me, for you have the power,
far more than I have, to bring him relief.

1020My hands are upon him,
yet they cannot avail, in themselves, or with others' assistance,
to bring relief to his anguished life: so Zeus has ordained it.

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