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Antigone
Dear, let us hasten back.

Ismene.
To do what deed?

Antigone
A longing fills my soul—

Ismene.
For what?

Antigone
[1725] To see the netherworld home.

Ismene.
Of whom?

Antigone
Wretched me! Of our father.

Ismene.
And how can this be right? [1730] Surely you understand?

Antigone
Why this rebuke?

Ismene.
And surely you know this, too—

Antigone
What more would you tell me?

Ismene
That he perished without a tomb, apart from everyone.

Antigone
Lead me there, and then kill me, too.

Ismene
Unhappy me! Abandoned and helpless, [1735] where am I now to live my wretched life?

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    • Sir Richard C. Jebb, Commentary on Sophocles: Antigone, 1030
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