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μάτην ἄρ᾽ ἡμεῖς κ.τ.λ. The old man speaks as if disappointed and aggrieved. Thus a cue is skilfully given for the change in Clytaemnestra's tone. “ἡμεῖς” may include the bearers of the urn (759).

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