Orestes insists on dying himself, reminding Pylades of his duty to Electra.
So he set out with his Pylades and sailed to the shore of Scythia.
In 1766 he exhibited his “Orestes and Pylades,” which on account of its novelty and merit produced a sensation.
And of this Pylades also I will say that he is polluted in like manner with thee.
On the passage the Pylades corvette, Captain Anson, fell in with three junks.
She is married,” said Orestes, “to this Pylades, whom thou seest.
She discovers in them her brother Orestes and his friend Pylades.
Pylades is separated from Orestes, who temporarily loses his mind.
I should scorn to separate, either on earth or in hades, such loving Orestes and Pylades.
At that moment Pylades at the head of a rescue party enters the temple.