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Shriek aloud, with a cry that reaches heaven, strains of supplication to the gods; [810] O father, give heed that they are somehow accomplished to my safety and tranquility. Behold deeds of violence with no kind glance in your just eyes! [815] Have respect for your suppliants, O Zeus, omnipotent upholder of the land!

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    • Sir Richard C. Jebb, Commentary on Sophocles: Oedipus Tyrannus, 151-215
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