Philoctetes v. 971 You are not bad yourself; by bad men’s teaching you came to practice your foul lesson. Leave it to otehrs such as it suits. Give me my arms. Neoptolemus What shall we do men? (Odysseus appears.) Odysseus Scoundrel, what are you doing? Give me those arms. ΝΕ. Τ ί δρ ῶ μεν, ἄ νδρες; ΟΔ. ὦ κ ά κιστ’ ἀ νδρ ῶ ν, τ ί δρ ᾷ ς; (Odysseus enters, unannounced, in the middle of a verse.)
Neoptolemus:v. 756 What shall I do? Philoctetes: Do not be afraid and leave me. She comes from time to time, perhaps when she has had her fill of wandering in other places. v. 781 Philoctetes: ….the blood is trickling, dripping murderously from its deep spring.
Achille-Etna MICHALLON Landscape with Philoctetes on the Island of Lemnos [Paysage avec Philoctète dans l’île de Lemnos]