(Chorus): "Which man is to bring this evil thing about?"
(Cassandra): "You have indeed been thrown a long way off the course my oracles are running!"
(Chorus): "I did not understand the contrivance the accomplisher will use."
(Cassandra): "And yet I understand the Greek language only too well."
(Chorus): "So do the Pythian decrees, but they are still hard to understand." (1251-1255)