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And he brings distress to me too, but he shall not win his release; even if he escapes beneath the earth, he is never set free. [175] A suppliant, he will acquire another avenger from his family.1

1 As Agamemnon was slain by Clytaemestra and Clytaemestra by Orestes, so Orestes shall be slain by one of his own race. μιάστωρis properly “polluter.”

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