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Oedipus
O citizens of a famous country, look at me; I am Oedipus, who solved the famous riddle, and was the greatest of men, [1760] I, who alone controlled the murderous Sphinx's power, am now myself driven from the land in dishonor and misery. But why do I make this moan and useless lamentation? As a mortal, I must bear the constraint that the gods decree.

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