πᾶσιν γὰρ ἡμῖν. Bergk rejects this verse, thinking that it was probably interpolated from Euripides (cp. Alc. 419“ὡς πᾶσιν ἡμῖν κατθανεῖν ὀφείλεται”, and ib. 782). Itis true that the comment of the Chorus on an actor's speech is usu. limited to two verses. But we find three above, It 369—371, and in O. T. 1073— 1075. Few will think with Dindorf that τοῦτ̓ (=“τὸ θανεῖν”, implied in “θνητὸς”) is too obscure.
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