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Euripides, The Suppliants (ed. E. P. Coleridge), line 1196 (search)
Now listen while I tell you where you must slay the victims. You have within your halls a tripod with brazen feet, which Heracles once, after he had overthrown the foundations of Ilium and was starting on another enterprise, enjoined you to set up at the Pythian shrine. Over it cut the throats of three sheep; then engrave the oaths within the tripod's hollow belly; and then deliver it to the god who watches over Delphi to keep, a witness and memorial unto Hellas of the oaths. And bury the sharp-edged knife, with which you shall have laid the victims open and shed their blood, deep in the bowels of the earth, beside the pyres where the seven chieftains burn; for its appearance shall strike them with dismay, if ever against your town they come, and shall cause them to return with sorrow. When you have done all this, dismiss the dead from your land. And to the god resign as sacred land the spot where their bodies were purified by fire, there by the meeting of the triple roads that le