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Demosthenes, Letters (ed. Norman W. DeWitt, Norman J. DeWitt) 2 0 Browse Search
Homer, The Odyssey (ed. Samuel Butler, Based on public domain edition, revised by Timothy Power and Gregory Nagy.) 2 0 Browse Search
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Sophocles, Antigone (ed. Sir Richard Jebb), line 1183 (search)
Enter Eurydice. Eurydice People of Thebes, I heard your words as I was on my way to the gates to address divine Pallas with my prayers.At one and the same time I was loosening the bolts of the gate to open it, and the sound of a blow to our house struck my ear. In terror I sank back into the arms of my handmaids, and my senses fled.But repeat what your news was, for I shall hear it with ears that are no strangers to sorrow. Messenger Dear mistress, I will tell what I witnessed and leave no word of the truth unspoken. For what good would it do that should I soothe you with words in which I must later be found false?The truth is always best. I attended your husband as his guide to the furthest part of the plain, where unpitied the body of Polyneices, torn by dogs, still lay. After we had prayed to the goddess of the roadsand to Pluto to restrain their anger in mercy, we washed him with pure washing, and with freshly-plucked boughs we burned what remains there were. Lastly we heap