Aeschylus, Seven Against Thebes (English) (XML Header) [genre: poetry; drama; tragedy] [word count] [Aesch. Sept.].
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Antigone 980Ah, me

Ismene Ah, me

Antigone Sorrows hard to behold—

Ismene He showed me when he returned from exile.

Antigone But he made no return after he had killed.

Ismene He was saved, but lost his life.

Antigone 985He lost it, all too truly.

Ismene And took this one's life away.

Antigone Wretched family!

Ismene Wretched suffering!

Antigone Kindred sorrows full of groans!

Ismene 990Sorrows steeped in tripled griefs.

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



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