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ed. Where will these words lead? Phaedra From far back, nothing recent, is my woe! Nurse Of what I wish to hear I'm no whit wiser. Phaedra Oh! Could you but say the words that I must say! Nurse I am no seer, to know what's hid from sight. Phaedra What is this thing they call—‘to be in love’? Nurse At once great pleasure, daughter, and great pain. Phaedra It is the second that I think is mine. Nurse What, are you in love, my child? Who's the man? Phaedra Whatever his name is, son of the Amazon. . . Nurse You mean Hippolytus? Phaedra Yours are the words, not mine. Nurse Ah, what can you mean, my child? This is my death! Women, this is unendurable, I can not endure to live! Hateful to me is the day, the light I see! I shall throw myself down, die and be quit of life! Farewell, I am gone! For the chaste—they do not will it but yet 'tis so—are in love with disaster! Aphrodite is not after all a goddess but something even more mighty. She has destroyed her, me, and
Naxos (Italy) (search for this): card 313
I shall: your suppliant hand commands my awe. Nurse I'm silent now. The word henceforth is yours. Phaedra Unhappy mother,Phaedra's mother was Pasiphaë, wife of Minos. She was cursed with an unnatural passion for a bull and gave birth to the Minotaur. what a love you felt! Nurse For the Cretan bull? Or what is this you mean? Phaedra And you, poor sister, Dionysus' bride.In the best known version of this story, Ariadne, who helped Theseus escape from the Labyrinth, was abandoned by him on Naxos and taken up by Dionysus. The version alluded to here reverses the order and makes her the unfaithful bride of Dionysus. Nurse What's wrong with you, daughter? Why defame your kin? Phaedra And I the third, how wretchedly I perish! Nurse I am astonished. Where will these words lead? Phaedra From far back, nothing recent, is my woe! Nurse Of what I wish to hear I'm no whit wiser. Phaedra Oh! Could you but say the words that I must say! Nurse I am no seer, to know what's hid from sight