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Homer, The Iliad (ed. Samuel Butler) 12 0 Browse Search
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Euripides, Rhesus (ed. Gilbert Murray) 4 0 Browse Search
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Euripides, Rhesus (ed. Gilbert Murray), line 1 (search)
It is a cloudy but moonlight night on the plain before Troy. The Trojans and their allies have won a decisive victory and are camping on the open field close to the Greek outposts. The scene is in front of a rude tent or hut that has been set up for HECTOR, the Trojan leader. A watch-fire burns low in front. Far off at the back can be seen rows of watch-fires in the Greek camp. The road to Troy is in front to the left; the road to Mount Ida leads far away to the right. All is silence; then a noise outside. Enter tumultuously a band of Trojan Pickets. VARIOUS VOICES. (The dash - in these passages indicates a new speaker.) On to the Prince's quarters!-Ho! Who is awake? What man-at-arms, Or squire or groom?-Let Hector know New rumour of alarms From sentinels who stand at mark The four long watches of the dark, While others sleep.-Uplift thine head, O Hector! On thine elbow rise,
Euripides, Rhesus (ed. Gilbert Murray), line 264 (search)
As the song ends DOLON reappears, in the disguise of a wolf. The Guards gather round him, bidding him godspeed as he crawls off in the dark towards the Greek camp. Meantime from the direction of Mount Ida has entered a SHEPHERD who goes to HECTOR'S door and calls. The Guards seeing him return to their places. SHEPHERD. Ho, Master! Enter HECTOR from tent. I would it ofttimes were my luck to share As goodly news with thee as now I bear. HECTOR. What dulness hangs about these shepherds! Block,P. 16, 1. 267. Hector is as bluff and hasty here as he is impulsively obstinate in 1. 319 ff., p. 19, impulsively frank to Rhesus in 1. 393 ff., p. 23, and splendidly courteous under the gibes of the wounded charioteer, 1. 856 ff., p. 47. A fine stage character, if not a very subtle study. Com'st thou to us with tidings of thy flock Here in the field in arms? Who wants thee here? Thou know'st my