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[720] I shudder in terror at the goddess who lays ruin to homes, a goddess unlike other divinities, who is an unerring omen of evil to come. I shudder that the Erinys invoked by the father's prayer will fulfil the over-wrathful [725] curses that Oedipus spoke in madness. This strife that will destroy his sons drives the Erinys to fulfillment.

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