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Euripides, Alcestis (ed. David Kovacs), line 477 (search)
s there. Heracles This is not the first such race I shall have run. Chorus-Leader If you defeat their master, what will it profit you? Heracles I will bring the horses back to the lord of Tiryns. Chorus-Leader You will not find it easy to put a bit in their mouths. Heracles Surely so, unless they breathe fire from their nostrils. Chorus-Leader No, but they tear men apart with their nimble jaws. Heracles This is fodder for mountain beasts, not horses. Chorus-Leader You will see their feeding-troughs drenched with blood. Heracles Whose son does their master claim to be? Chorus-Leader Ares' son, and shield-bearing lord of Thrace rich in gold. Heracles Like the others this labor you name befits my destiny (which is always hard and steep) since I am fated to do battle with all the sons of Ares: first Lycaon, then Cycnus, and now this is the third contest I enter, going off to fight horses and master alike. But no one shall ever see Alcmene's son quake at the hand of an en
Euripides, Alcestis (ed. David Kovacs), line 38 (search)
e with means could buy death at an advanced age. Apollo You are not inclined, I take it, to grant me this favor. Death No, indeed. You know my character. Apollo Yes, hateful to mortals and rejected by the gods. Death You may not have all that you should not have. Apollo I swear to you that, ruthless as you are, you will yet cease from your hateful ways. The man to make you do so is coming to the house of Pheres sent by Eurystheus to fetch the horses and chariot from the wintry land of Thrace. He, entertained as a guest in this house of Admetus, shall take the woman from you by force. You shall do precisely as I have asked and yet get no gratitude from me but hatred instead.Exit Apollo by Eisodos A. Death Your plentiful talk will gain you nothing. At all events, the woman is going down to the house of Hades. I go to her to take the first sacrificial cutting of her hair. For when this sword has consecrated the hair of someone's head, he is the sacred property of the gods below.