Aeschylus, Eumenides (English) (XML Header) [genre: poetry; drama; tragedy] [word count] [Aesch. Eum.].
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Chorus For the wrath of us, the Furies who keep watch on mortals, will not come stealthily upon such deeds 500—I will let loose death in every form. And as he anticipates his neighbor's evils, one man will ask of another when hardship is to end or to decrease; 505and the poor wretch offers the vain consolation of uncertain remedies.



Aeschylus, Eumenides (English) (XML Header) [genre: poetry; drama; tragedy] [word count] [Aesch. Eum.].
<<Aesch. Eum. 490 Aesch. Eum. 499 (Greek) >>Aesch. Eum. 508

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