συγχεῖ, confounds, ruins, effaces: Tr. 1229: Her. 7.136 “συγχέαι τὰ πάντων ἀνθρώπων νόμιμα”: esp. fitting here, since applicable to breach of treaties, Il. 4.269 “σύν γ᾽ ὅρκι᾽ ἔχευαν ι Τρῶες”. παγκρατὴς, epithet of sleep in Ai. 675, and of fire in Ph. 986. Cp. Shaksp. Sonnets 63, 64 “"With Time's injurious hand crush'd and o'erworn"”:...“"by Time's fell hand defaced."”
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