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[26] πῶς κτλ.: a question of surprise, equiv. to the prosaie assertion, ‘it is in no way possible,’ ‘it cannot be.’

αλιον, ἀτέλεστον: in vain, ineffectual. Pred., after “θεῖναιmake (§ 2 v). cf. “οὔ τοι ἔπειθ᾽ ἁλίη ὁδὸς ἔσσεται οὺδ̓ ἀτέλεστος β” 273.

πόνον: amplified by 27 f.

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