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Neoptolemus
If it is your will, let us go.

Philoctetes
O noble words!

Neoptolemus
Now lean your steps firmly upon mine.

Philoctetes
As far as my strength allows.

Neoptolemus
But how shall I escape blame from the Achaeans?

Philoctetes
Disregard it.

Neoptolemus
[1405] What if they ravage my country?

Philoctetes
I will be there—

Neoptolemus
And what aid will you render?

Philoctetes
—And with the shafts of Heracles—

Neoptolemus
What?

Philoctetes
—I will keep them away.

Neoptolemus
Then say your farewell to this island, and leave with me.

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  • Commentary references to this page (3):
    • Sir Richard C. Jebb, Commentary on Sophocles: Ajax, 593
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    • Sir Richard C. Jebb, Commentary on Sophocles: Ajax, 714
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