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Euripides, Hippolytus (ed. David Kovacs), line 313 (search)
I shall: your suppliant hand commands my awe. Nurse I'm silent now. The word henceforth is yours. Phaedra Unhappy mother,Phaedra's mother was Pasiphaƫ, wife of Minos. She was cursed with an unnatural passion for a bull and gave birth to the Minotaur. what a love you felt! Nurse For the Cretan bull? Or what is this you mean? Phaedra And you, poor sister, Dionysus' bride.In the best known version of this story, Ariadne, who helped Theseus escape from the Labyrinth, was abandoned by him on Naxos and taken up by Dionysus. The version alluded to here reverses the order and makes her the unfaithful bride of Dionysus. Nurse What's wrong with you, daughter? Why defame your kin? Phaedra And I the third, how wretchedly I perish! Nurse I am astonished. Where will these words lead? Phaedra From far back, nothing recent, is my woe! Nurse Of what I wish to hear I'm no whit wiser. Phaedra Oh! Could you but say the words that I must say! Nurse I am no seer, to know what's hid from sight