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Time the all-seeing has found you out, against your will: he judges the monstrous marriage in which [1215] parent and child have long been one. Alas, child of Laius, would that I had never seen you. I wail as one who pours a dirge from his lips. [1220] It was you who gave me new life, to speak directly, and through you darkness has fallen upon my eyes.

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    • Sir Richard C. Jebb, Commentary on Sophocles: Oedipus at Colonus, 267
    • Sir Richard C. Jebb, Commentary on Sophocles: Antigone, 980
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