POWER. Strike harder, squeeze him, don't leave any slack! He's very clever at finding ways out of impossible situations.
HEPHAESTUS. Well, this arm is fixed so it can hardly be freed.
POWER. Then pin down that other one safely too, so that he'll learn, this intellectual, that Zeus is cleverer than he is.
HEPHAESTUS. [as he finishes clamping the arms] I've got to do it; you needn't keep ordering me.
POWER. I most certainly shall order you, in fact I'll hound you on. Now put the armpit-bands around his rib-cage. (54-71)
PROMETHEUS. [L]ook, see in what bonds I am pinned to the topmost cliffs of this ravine to keep an unenviable watch! (136-144)
PROMETHEUS. Such contrivances have I invented for mortals, yet, wretched that I am, I have no device by which I can escape from my present sufferings.