Aeschylus, Seven Against Thebes (English) (XML Header) [genre: poetry; drama; tragedy] [word count] [Aesch. Sept.].
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Chorus Dear son of Oedipus, I grew afraid when I heard the clatter of the crashing chariots, 205when the hubs screamed as they whirled around the wheel, and when I heard the sound of the steering gear, fire-forged bits, in the horses' mouths.

Eteocles Well, then, has a helmsman ever found a way to safety by fleeing from stern to prow, 210when his ship is foundering in high seas?



Aeschylus, Seven Against Thebes (English) (XML Header) [genre: poetry; drama; tragedy] [word count] [Aesch. Sept.].
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