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Electra
This time, at least, you cannot say that I first gave you cause for upset and thereby provoked such words from you. But, if you will permit me, [555] I would gladly declare the truth, on behalf of my dead father and my sister alike.

Clytaemnestra
Certainly I permit you; and if you always addressed me in such a tone, you would not be difficult to listen to.

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