Aeschylus, Suppliant Women (English) (XML Header) [genre: poetry; drama; tragedy] [word count] [Aesch. Supp.].
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Chorus The herald of the Egyptians is seen at a distance, with armed followers. 825Ho! Ha! Here on the land is the pirate from the ship! Before that, pirate, may you perish . . . 830I see in this the prelude of suffering wrought by violence. Oh! Oh! Fly for protection! Savagery beyond bearing by its insolence on sea and land alike. 835Lord of the land, protect us!



Aeschylus, Suppliant Women (English) (XML Header) [genre: poetry; drama; tragedy] [word count] [Aesch. Supp.].
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