Aeschylus, Persians (English) (XML Header) [genre: poetry; drama; tragedy] [word count] [Aesch. Pers.].
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Chorus Lacerated by the swirling waters (alas!) they are gnawed (alas!) by the voiceless children of the undefiled sea (alas!). The home, bereaved of his presence, laments its head; 580and parents, bereft of their children, in their old age bewail their heaven- sent woes (alas!), now that they learn the full measure of their afflictions.



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