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Chrysothemis
[1050] Then I will go. You cannot be brought to approve my words, nor I your conduct.

Electra
No, go inside. I will never come after you, even though you may strongly desire it, since it is great folly even to attempt a useless quest.

Chrysothemis
[1055] Well, if you seem to think straight in your own eyes, may you go on thinking so. Eventually, when you have fallen into trouble, you will approve my advice.Exit Chrysothemis into the house.

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  • Commentary references to this page (3):
    • Sir Richard C. Jebb, Commentary on Sophocles: Oedipus at Colonus, 177
    • Sir Richard C. Jebb, Commentary on Sophocles: Antigone, 1042
    • Sir Richard C. Jebb, Commentary on Sophocles: Electra, 967
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    • Herbert Weir Smyth, A Greek Grammar for Colleges, NEGATIVE SENTENCES
    • William Watson Goodwin, Syntax of the Moods and Tenses of the Greek Verb, Chapter IV
    • William Watson Goodwin, Syntax of the Moods and Tenses of the Greek Verb, Appendix
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