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Antigone
[858] You have touched on my most bitter thought [860] and moved my ever-renewed pity for my father and for the entire doom ordained for us, the famed house of Labdacus. Oh, the horrors of our mother's bed! Oh, the slumbers of the wretched mother at the side [865] of her own son, my own father! What manner of parents gave me my miserable being! It is to them that I go like this, accursed and unwed, to share their home. [870] Ah, my brother, the marriage you made was doomed, and by dying you killed me still alive!

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    • Sir Richard C. Jebb, Commentary on Sophocles: Ajax, 26
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    • Sir Richard C. Jebb, Commentary on Sophocles: Electra, 808
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