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Chorus
Never so long as I live may this divine assembly abandon us, [220] nor may I live to see the city overrun and the army seizing it with hostile fire!

Eteocles
When you invoke the gods, do not be ill-advised. For Obedience is [225] the mother of Success, wife of Salvation—as the saying goes.

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    • Sir Richard C. Jebb, Commentary on Sophocles: Antigone, 674
    • Walter Leaf, Commentary on the Iliad (1900), 7.298
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