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[705] It is only at this moment that death stands close by you, for the divine spirit may change its purpose even after a long time and come on a gentler wind. But now it still seethes.

Yes, the curses of Oedipus have made it seethe in fury. [710] Too true were the phantoms in my sleeping visions, predicting the division of our father's wealth!

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