Aeschylus, Seven Against Thebes (English) (XML Header) [genre: poetry; drama; tragedy] [word count] [Aesch. Sept.].
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Chorus 705It is only at this moment that death stands close by you, for the divine spirit may change its purpose even after a long time and come on a gentler wind. But now it still seethes.

Eteocles Yes, the curses of Oedipus have made it seethe in fury. 710Too true were the phantoms in my sleeping visions, predicting the division of our father's wealth!



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