ἀλλ᾽ ὅστις: for the ellipse of the antecedent (“ἐκείνου”), cp. Ai.1050“δοκοῦντ᾽ ἐμοί, δοκοῦντα δ᾽ ὃς κραίνει στρατοῦ”. Eur. Ion560“ἦ θίγω δῆθ᾽ οἵ μ᾽ ἔφυσαν;—Ἅιδου … οἰκήτωρ”: 282. ὅστις … πέλοι: if we suppose that Nessus was alive when Zeus spoke, then this is oblique for “ὅστις ἂν πέλῃ”, as O. T.714(in a prophecy) “ὅστις γένοιτ̓” for “ὅστις ἂν γένηται”. But if Nessus was then dead, it is oblique for “ὅστις πέλει”.
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