Aeschylus, Libation Bearers (English) (XML Header) [genre: poetry; drama; tragedy] [word count] [Aesch. Cho.].
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Chorus On my breast I beat [Note] an Arian [Note] dirge in just the same fashion as a Cissian [Note] wailing woman. With clenched fists, raining blows thick and fast, my outstretched hands 425could be seen descending from above, from far above, now on this side, now on that, till my battered and wretched head resounded with the strokes.



Aeschylus, Libation Bearers (English) (XML Header) [genre: poetry; drama; tragedy] [word count] [Aesch. Cho.].
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