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

Ismene Ah me!

Antigone My heart is mad with wailing.

Ismene My heart groans within me.

Antigone Ah, the grief, brother all-lamentable.

Ismene 970And you also, brother all-wretched.

Antigone You perished at the hands of your nearest and dearest.

Ismene And you killed your nearest and dearest.

Antigone Twofold to tell of—

Ismene Twofold to look upon—

Antigone 975Are these sorrows so close to those.

Ismene Fraternal sorrows stand close by fraternal sorrows.

Chorus O Fate, giver of grievous troubles, and awful shade of Oedipus, black Erinys, you are indeed a mighty force.



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