Aeschylus, Seven Against Thebes (English) (XML Header) [genre: poetry; drama; tragedy] [word count] [Aesch. Sept.].
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Chorus Obey us women, although you do not like to.

Eteocles Recommend something that can be accomplished; your request need not be lengthy.

Chorus Do not yourself take the road to the seventh gate!

Eteocles 715Let me assure you, you will not blunt my sharpened purpose with words.

Chorus And yet any victory, even a cowardly one, is nonetheless held in honor by God.

Eteocles A soldier must not embrace that maxim.

Chorus But are you willing to harvest the blood of your own brother?

Eteocles When it is the gods who give you evils, you cannot flee them.Exit.



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