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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