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Chorus
The wise augur moves me, neither approving nor denying, with dread, with dread indeed. [485] I am at a loss what to say. I am flustered in my expectations, seeing neither the present nor the future clearly. Never in past days or in these have I heard how the house of Labdacus or the son of Polybus had any quarrel with one another that [490] I could bring as proof in assailing the public reputation of Oedipus, seeking to avenge the line of Labdacus [495] for the undiscovered murder.

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