Aeschylus, Seven Against Thebes (English) (XML Header) [genre: poetry; drama; tragedy] [word count] [Aesch. Sept.].
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Chorus A savage desire eats away at you, drives you to murder, blood-sacrifice proscribed by divine law, whose only fruit is bitterness.

Eteocles 695True, my own beloved father's hateful, ruinous curse hovers before my dry, unweeping eyes, and informs me of benefit preceding subsequent death. [Note]



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