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Euripides, Rhesus (ed. Gilbert Murray), line 164 (search)
s and armour . . . thou shalt choose at will. DOLON. Nail them for trophies on some temple wall. HECTOR. What seeks the man? What prize more rich than all? DOLON. Achilles' horses P. 12, 1. 182, Achilles' horses.]-They are as glorious in the Iliad as they are here. Cf. especially the passages where they bear Automedon out of the battle (end of XVI.), and where Xanthos is given a human voice to warn his master of the coming of death (end of XIX.). The heroic age of Greece delighted in horses. Cf. those of Aeneas, Diomedes, Eumêlus, and Rhesus himself.! Murmurs of surprise. Yes, I need a great Prize. I am dicing for my life with Fate. HECTOR. 'Fore God, I am thy rival, if thy love Lies there. Undying was the breed thereof, And these shall never die, who bear to war Great Peleus' son, swift gleaming like a star. Poseidon, rider of the wild sea-drift, Tamed them, men say, and gave them for his gift
Euripides, Rhesus (ed. Gilbert Murray), line 467 (search)
RHESUS. Yea, more atonement thou shalt take from me For this slow help.-May Adrasteia see My heart and pardon!-When we two have set Troy free from these who compass her with hate, Soon as the Gods have had their first-fruits, I With thee will sail-so help me Zeus on high!- And sack all Hellas with the sword, till these Doers of deeds shall know what suffering is. HECTOR. By heaven, could I once see this peril rolled Past us, and live in Ilion as of old, Untrembling, I would thank my gods! To seek Argos and sack the cities of the Greek- 'Twere not such light work as thou fanciest. RHESUS. These Greeks that face thee, are they not their best?P. 26, l. 480. It may be remarked that the play here uses a fairly common Homeric phrase in a sense which the scholars of our tradition knew but rejected. HECTOR. We seek not better. These do all we need. RHESUS. When these are beaten, then,
Euripides, Rhesus (ed. Gilbert Murray), line 906 (search)
MUSE. I say to thee: Curse Odysseus, And cursèd be Diomede! For they made me childless, and forlorn for ever, of the flower of sons. Yea, curse Helen, who left the houses of Hellas. She knew her lover, she feared not the ships and sea. She called thee, called thee, to die for the sake of Paris, Belovèd, and a thousand cities She made empty of good men.