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Sophocles, Oedipus at Colonus (ed. Sir Richard Jebb), line 1284 (search)
land who are foremost in their renown for war,so that with their aid I might collect the seven armies of spearmen against Thebes, and die in a just cause, or drive the doers of this wrong from the land. All right then, why have I come to you now? Beas and those of my allies, who now with seven armies behind their seven spears have set their blockade around the plain of Thebes. One such is swift-speared Amphiaraus, a matchless warrior, and a matchless diviner;then comes the son of Oeneus, Aetolia Argive birth; the fourth, Hippomedon, is sent by Talaos, his father; while Capaneus, the fifth, boasts that he will burn Thebes to the ground with fire; and sixth, Arcadian Parthenopaeus rushes to the war.He is named for that virgin of long ago fromson—or if not yours, then the offspring of an evil fate, but yours at least in name—leading the fearless army of Argos to Thebes. It is we who implore you, father, every one of us, by your daughters here and by your soul, begging you to forgo your fi
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