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[515] Go now beneath the earth! For it is from an enemy citadel that you have come, and the two of you die by twin constraint. It is my sentence that causes your death, while your son's is the work of my daughter Hermione. For in fact it is sheer folly [520] to leave alive enemies sprung from enemies when you can kill them and remove all fear from a house.

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    • Sir Richard C. Jebb, Commentary on Sophocles: Philoctetes, 129
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