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Chorus For infantry and seamen both, the ships, dark-eyed [Note]and linen-winged, 560led forth (woe!), the ships laid them low (woe!), the ships, under the deadly impact of the foe and by the hands of Ionians. 565The King himself, as we learn, has barely made his escape over the wintry paths which traverse the plains of Thrace.



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