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Greek & Roman (Classical) Dramatic
CLYTEMNESTRA: Men of our city, Argive elders here, I shame not in your presence to avow My wifely ...
Greek & Roman (Classical) Dramatic
CLYTEMNESTRA: Though much to suit the times before was said, It shames me not the opposite to speak...
Greek & Roman (Classical) Dramatic
Aegisthos: Hail, joyous light of justice-bearing day! At length I can aver that God's supernal, Ju...
Greek & Roman (Classical) Dramatic
CASSANDRA: Where am I? Fled is the kindly light, deep darkness blinds my eyes, and the sky, buried i...
Greek & Roman (Classical) Dramatic
CLYTEMNESTRA: Old men of Argos, lieges of our realm, Shame shall not bid me shrink lest ye should s...
Greek & Roman (Classical) Dramatic
TECMESSA: You shall hear all that passed, Being sharers in the event. At dead of night, When the e...
Greek & Roman (Classical) Dramatic
TECMESSA: O my lord Ajax, in the ills of men There is none sorer than Necessity. I was the offspri...
Greek & Roman (Classical) Dramatic
AJAX: Ah, who would have supposed it possible The name I bear should ever be attuned To these misf...
Greek & Roman (Classical) Dramatic
SERVANT How should she not be the best! Who shall deny it? What should the best among women be? How...
Greek & Roman (Classical) Dramatic
ADMETUS: My friends, I deem the fortune of my wife Happier than mine, though otherwise it seems; ...
Greek & Roman (Classical) Dramatic
CREON: Sirs, the vessel of our state, after being tossed on wild waves, hath once more been safely s...
Greek & Roman (Classical) Dramatic
GUARD: My liege, I will not say that I come breathless from speed, or that I have plied a nimble foo...
Greek & Roman (Classical) Dramatic
CREON: Yea, this, my son, should by thy heart's fixed law--in all things to obey thy father's will. ...
Greek & Roman (Classical) Dramatic
HAEMON: Father, the gods implant reason in men, the highest of all things that we call our own. Not ...
Greek & Roman (Classical) Dramatic
ANTIGONE: Tomb, bridal chamber, eternal prison in the caverned rock, whither I go to find mine own, ...
Greek & Roman (Classical) Comedic
LYSIDAMUS: Ah, yes, yes, there's nothing in the world like love, no bloom like its bloom; not a thin...
Greek & Roman (Classical) Comedic
OLYMPIO: What'll I do to you? First of all, I'll make you torch-bearer to this bride of mine. After ...
Greek & Roman (Classical) Dramatic
NURSE: My mistress bade me summon with all speed Ægisthos to the strangers, that he may More clea...
Greek & Roman (Classical) Dramatic
ELECTRA: Ye captive women, ye who tend this home, Since ye are present to escort with me These lus...
Greek & Roman (Classical) Dramatic
ELECTRA: Let me then speak; but where shall I begin. Thy insults to recount? With what conclude? O...