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Still the same tempest of the soul [930] grips this girl with the same fierce gusts.

Then because of this her guards will have reason to lament their slowness.

Ah, no! That command verges close on death.

[935] I cannot console you with any hope that your doom is not to be fulfilled in that way.

O city of my fathers, land of Thebes, and you gods, our ancestors! I am led away now; there is no more delay! [940] Look at me, you who are Thebes' lords—look at the only remaining daughter of the house of your kings. See what I suffer, and at whose hands, because I revered reverence!Antigone is led away by the guards.

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