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If it is right for me with prayer to adore the Unseen Goddess and you, Lord of the Dead, then hear me, Aidoneus, Aidoneus! [1560] Grant that without pain, without a fate arousing heavy grief, the stranger may pass to the all-concealing fields of the dead below, and to the Stygian house. [1565] Many were the sorrows that came to him without cause, but a just divinity will lift him up again.

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    • Sir Richard C. Jebb, Commentary on Sophocles: Oedipus Tyrannus, 151-215
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