Aeschylus, Seven Against Thebes (English) (XML Header) [genre: poetry; drama; tragedy] [word count] [Aesch. Sept.].
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Chorus 945They hold in misery their allotted portion of god-given sorrows. Beneath their corpses there will be boundless wealth of earth.

Ah, you have wreathed 950your race with many troubles! In the final outcome the Curses have raised their piercing cry, now that the family is turned to flight in all directions. A trophy to Ruin now stands at the gate 955where they struck each other and where, having conquered them both, the divine power stayed its hand.



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