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[1003] ἐξελυσάμην the aor. implies, “why have I not done it already?” i.e. “why do I not do it at once?” Aesch. PB 747τί δῆτ᾽ ἐμοὶ ζῆν κέρδος, ἀλλ᾽ οὐκ ἐν τάχει ἔρριψ᾽ ἐμαυτὴν τῆσδ᾽ ἀπὸ στύφλου πέτρας;

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