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Herodotus, The Histories (ed. A. D. Godley) 464 0 Browse Search
Pausanias, Description of Greece 290 0 Browse Search
Polybius, Histories 244 0 Browse Search
Thucydides, The Peloponnesian War 174 0 Browse Search
Diodorus Siculus, Library 134 0 Browse Search
Xenophon, Anabasis (ed. Carleton L. Brownson) 106 0 Browse Search
Euripides, Iphigenia in Aulis (ed. E. P. Coleridge) 74 0 Browse Search
Apollodorus, Library and Epitome (ed. Sir James George Frazer) 64 0 Browse Search
Isocrates, Speeches (ed. George Norlin) 62 0 Browse Search
Demosthenes, Speeches 11-20 58 0 Browse Search
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Sophocles, Trachiniae (ed. Robert Torrance), line 1044 (search)
id the wife of Zeus or hateful Eurystheus lay so great a burden on me as this one which the false-faced child of Oeneus has fastened on my back - a binding net woven by furies, in which I am dying. Glued to my sides, it eats my flesh away deep down within, and dwells inside my lungs choking my breath: already it has drunk my fresh warm blood and wasted my whole body, binding me with unutterable chains. And yet, no spearman on the battlefield, no earth-born troop of Giants, no wild beast, nor Greece, nor any foreign land which I purged in my wanderings, could do this to me! A woman - weak, not masculine by nature - alone, without a sword, has vanquished me! O child, now show you are my true-born son: do not revere your mother more than me! Go in the house and bring her here outside and place her in my hands, so I may know if you will grieve more at my tortured body or hers, when I have wrought my just revenge. Go, child, be bold! And pity me, for I am pitiful indeed as I lie sobbing and