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Is this then your fixed decision, my brother? Polyneices
Yes, and do not detain me. This path now will be my destiny, ill-fated and evil, because of my father here and his Furies. But as for you two,  may Zeus grant you good things, if you bring these things to completion for me when I am dead, since in life you will see me no more. Now release me, and farewell; for nevermore will you behold me living. Antigone
Ah, wretched that I am! Polyneices
Do not mourn for me. Antigone
And who would not mourn you, brother, when you are hurrying off  to a death foreseen? Polyneices
If it is fated, then I must die. Antigone
No, no, listen to my prayer! Polyneices
Do not plead for what must not be. Antigone
Then I, indeed, am utterly wretched, if I must lose you! Polyneices
It rests with the divinity, this way or that. But as for you two,  I pray to the gods that you may never meet with evil; for in all men's eyes you do not deserve to suffer.Polyneices exits.
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