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Chorus Leader It is pardonable, for a man suffering from evils too heavy to bear, to rid himself of a wretched existence. Agamemnon and his retinue enter. Agamemnon Hearing a cry I have come here; for Echo, child of the mountain-rock, has sent her voice loud-ringing through the army, causing a tumult. If we had not known that Troy's towers were levelled by the might of Hellas, this uproar would have caused no slight terror. Polymestor Best of friends! for by your voice I know you, Agamemnon; do you see my piteous state? Agamemnon What! hapless Polymestor, who has stricken you? who has blinded your eyes, staining the pupils with blood? who has slain these children? whoever he was, fierce must have been his wrath against you and your children. Polymestor Hecuba, helped by the captive women, has destroyed me—not destroyed, far worse than that. Agamemnon addressing Hecuba What do you say? Was it you that did this deed, as he says? You, Hecuba, that have ventured on this inconceiv