(Orestes): "Pylades, what am I to do? Is such respect to stop me from killing my mother?"
(Pylades): "Then where's the future for Loxias' oracles, delivered by the Pythia, and the pledges sworn on oath? Think of all men as your enemies rather than the gods!" (899-900)
(Orestes): "What, will you share my house when you are my father's killer?"
(Clytemnestra): "Fate has some responsibility for that, my child."
(Orestes): "Well, Fate has dealt you this death too." (909-911)
(Chorus): "There came justice at last to Priam's children,
heavy and just in punishment;
there came to Agamemnon's house
a double lion, double warfare;
there drove absolutely forward
the exile, as Pythia
enjoined, well sped by warnings of the gods." (935-941)