χειρώσομαι: 279 n. κἀκ τῶνδε: Eur. Med.458“ὅμως δὲ κἀκ τῶνδ᾽ οὐκ ἀπειρηκὼς φίλοις” | “ἥκω”: also “ὡς ἐκ τῶνδε” ( Soph. Ai.537, etc.). ἵν᾽ ἐκδιδαχθῇ<01> ἀγγέλλειν, with grim irony: see on O. C.1377. κακούς γε is far better than Cobet's “κακούργους”, which, indeed, would mar the point. The γε is very expressive: it means, ‘when guilt is to be chastised, I am strong even in weakness,—even unto death.’ θανὼν, since he thinks of his life as already closed: cp. 1137 “κτείνασα”.
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