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Sophocles, Electra (ed. Sir Richard Jebb), line 731 (search)
his left rein while the horse was turning and unwittingly struck the edge of the pillar,breaking the axle-box in two. He spilled forward over the chariot-rail and was caught in the trim reins, and as he fell to the ground, his colts were scattered into the middle of the course. But when the crowd saw that he had fallenfrom the chariot, a cry of pity went up for the young man who had done such deeds and was allotted such bad fortune—now dashed against the earth, now tossed with his feet to the sky until the charioteers with difficulty reigned in the gallop of his horses andfreed him, so covered with blood that no friend who saw it would have known the pitiful corpse. Immediately they burned him on a pyre, and chosen men of Phocis now bring the sad dust of that mighty form in a small urn of bronze,so that he may find due burial in his fatherland. Such is my story—it is grievous even to hear, but for us witnesses who looked on, it was the greatest of sorrows that these eyes have see
Sophocles, Electra (ed. Sir Richard Jebb), line 1098 (search)
nts. Orestes Ladies, have we been directed aright, and are we on the right path to our goal? Chorus What do you seek? What desire brings you here? Orestes I have long been searching for the home of Aegisthus. Chorus Well, you have found it, and your guide is blameless. Orestes Which of you, then, would tell those inside of the long-desired presence of us travelers? Chorus She will, if the nearest in kin should announce it. Orestes Go, lady, enter and make it known that certain men of Phocis seek Aegisthus. Electra Ah, miserable me! Surely you do not bring proof positive of that rumor which we heard? Orestes I know nothing of your “rumor”; but the aged Strophius ordered me to give report of Orestes. Electra What is it, sir? Ah, how fear creeps over me! Orestes We come bearing his scanty remains in a small urn, as you see. Electra Oh, the misery! Here, at last, my eyes look for certain, it seems, upon that grievous burden in your hand. Orestes If your tears are for any