The Electra of Euripides

The Electra of Euripides

by Euripides
     
 

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"[...] Lest she be wed in some great house, and bear
A son to avenge her father. Close he wrought
Her prison in his house, and gave her not
To any wooer. Then, since even this
Was full of peril, and the secret kiss
Of some bold prince might find her yet, and rend
Her prison walls, Aegisthus at the end
Would slay her. Then her mother, she so

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"[...] Lest she be wed in some great house, and bear
A son to avenge her father. Close he wrought
Her prison in his house, and gave her not
To any wooer. Then, since even this
Was full of peril, and the secret kiss
Of some bold prince might find her yet, and rend
Her prison walls, Aegisthus at the end
Would slay her. Then her mother, she so wild
Aforetime, pled with him and saved her child.
Her heart had still an answer for her lord[...]".

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781313493895
Publisher:
HardPress Publishing
Publication date:
01/28/2013
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.27(d)

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