Aeschylus, Persians (English) (XML Header) [genre: poetry; drama; tragedy] [word count] [Aesch. Pers.].
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1008

Xerxes We have been stricken by misfortune such as will endure for ages.

Chorus We have been stricken; it is abundantly clear.

Xerxes 1010By strange woe, strange woe!

Chorus It was with bad luck that we encountered Ionia's mariners. Unfortunate in war, indeed, is Persia's race.



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