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Thebes (Greece) (search for this): card 385
ffer misfortune. Oedipus I need no god to help my wits so far. Ismene For this reason, therefore, they wish to get you as their neighbor;but in a place where they will have you at their mercy. Oedipus Will they really cover me in Theban dust? Ismene No, the guilt of related blood forbids you, father. Oedipus Then never will they become my masters. Ismene Someday then this will be a grief for the Cadmeans. Oedipus In what conjunction of events, my child? Ismene Under the power of your anger, when they stand at your tomb. Oedipus And who has told you this, my child? Ismene Sacred envoys, from the Delphian hearth. Oedipus And has Phoebus indeed spoken this concerning me? Ismene So say the men who have come back to Thebes. Oedipus Has either of my sons heard this? Ismene Yes, both have heard it, and know it well. Oedipus And then those most evil of sons, aware of this, preferred the kingship to the wish of recalling me? Ismene It grieves me to hear this, but I must bear it.