Aeschylus, Agamemnon (English) (XML Header) [genre: poetry; drama; tragedy] [word count] [Aesch. Ag.].
<<Aesch. Ag. 1114 Aesch. Ag. 1125 (Greek English(2)) >>Aesch. Ag. 1136

Cassandra 1125Ah, ah, see there, see there! Keep the bull from his mate! She has caught him in the robe and gores him with the crafty device of her black horn! He falls in a vessel of water! It is of doom wrought by guile in a murderous bath that I am telling you.

Chorus 1130I cannot boast that I am a keen judge of prophecies; but these, I think, spell some evil. But from prophecies what word of good ever comes to mortals? Through terms of evil their wordy arts 1135bring men to know fear chanted in prophetic strains.



Aeschylus, Agamemnon (English) (XML Header) [genre: poetry; drama; tragedy] [word count] [Aesch. Ag.].
<<Aesch. Ag. 1114 Aesch. Ag. 1125 (Greek English(2)) >>Aesch. Ag. 1136

Powered by PhiloLogic