ἥξοι is better than the conject. ἕξοι （ “constrain”）, as expressing the suddenness with which the doom should overtake him. Soph. El. 489 “ἥξει ... Ἐρινύς.” The simple acc. αὐτὸν, since ἥξοι = καταλήψοιτο: cp. Hdt. 9.26 “φαμὲν ἡμέας ἱκνέεσθαι ἡγεμονεύειν,” instead of ἐς ἡμέας （2. 29）.
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