Browsing named entities in Euripides, Heracles (ed. E. P. Coleridge).
Found 189 total hits in 53 results.
Chorus The maids of Delos raise their song of joy, circling round the temple gates in honor of Leto's fair son, the graceful dancer; so I with my old lips will cry aloud songs of joy at your palace-doors, like the swan, aged singer; for there is a good theme for minstrelsy; he is the son of Zeus; yet high above his noble birth tower his deeds of prowess, for his toil secured this life of calm for man, having destroyed all fearsome beasts.
O land of Cadmus, and all you people of Thebes! cut off your hair, and mourn with me; go to my children's burial, and with one dirge lament us all, the dead and me; for on all of us has Hera inflicted the same cruel blow of destruction. Theseus Rise, unhappy man! you have had your fill of tears. Heracles I cannot rise; my limbs are rooted here. Theseus Yes, even the strong are overthrown by misfortunes. Heracles Ah! Would I could become a stone upon this spot, oblivious of trouble. These
rewell to you, my son!
Bury my children as I said.
But who will bury me, my son?
When wil you come?
After you have buried my children.
I will fetch you from Thebes to Athens. But carry my children within, a grievous burden to the earth. And I, after ruining my house by deeds of shame, will follow as a little boat in the wake of Theseus, totally destroyed. Whoever prefers wealth or might to the possession o