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Euripides, Iphigenia Among The Taurians, 517-575
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nanIPHIGENIA Calchas, a prophet,-came he back from Troy? ORESTES: He perish'd at Mycenae such the fame. IPHIGENIA: Goddess revered! But doth Ulysses live? ORESTES: He lives, they say, but is not yet return'd. IPHIGENIA: Perish the wretch, nor see his country more! ORESTES: Wish him not ill, for all with him is ill. IPHIGENIA: But doth the son of sea-born Thetis live? ORESTES: He lives not: vain his nuptial rites at Aulis. IPHIGENIA: That all was fraud, as those who felt it say. ORESTES: But who art thou, inquiring thus of Greece? IPHIGENIA: I am from thence, in early youth undone. ORESTES: Thou hast a right to inquire what there hath pass'd. IPHIGENIA: What know'st thou of the chief, men call the bless'd? ORESTES: Who? Of the bless'd was not the chief I knew. IPHIGENIA: The royal Agamemnon, son of Atreus. ORESTES: Of him I know not, lady; cease to ask. IPHIGENIA: Nay, by the gods, tell me, and cheer my soul. ORESTES: He's dead, the unhappy chief: no single ill. IPHIGENIA: Dead! By what adverse fate? O wretched me! ORESTES: Why mourn for this? How doth it touch thy breast?
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nanIPHIGENIA The glories of his former state I mourn. ORESTES: Dreadfully murdered by a woman's hand. IPHIGENIA: How wretched she that slew him, he thus slain! ORESTES: Now then forbear: of him inquire no more. IPHIGENIA: This only: lives the unhappy monarch's wife? ORESTES: She, lady, is no more, slain by her son. IPHIGENIA: Alas, the ruin'd house! What his intent? ORESTES: To avenge on her his noble father slain. IPHIGENIA: An ill, but righteous deed, how justly done! ORESTES: Though righteous, by the gods be is not bless'd. IPHIGENIA: Hath Agamemnon other offspring left? ORESTES: He left one virgin daughter, named Electra. IPHIGENIA: Of her that died a victim is aught said? ORESTES: This only, dead, she sees the light no more. IPHIGENIA: Unhappy she! the father too who slew her! ORESTES: For a bad woman she unseemly died. IPHIGENIA: At Argos lives the murdered father's son? ORESTES: Nowhere he lives, poor wretch! and everywhere. IPHIGENIA: False dreams, farewell; for nothing you import. ORESTES: Nor are those gods, that have the name of wise, Less false than fleeting dreams. In things divine, And in things human, great confusion reigns. One thing is left; that, not unwise of soul, Obedient to the prophet's voice he perish'd; For that he perish'd, they who know report.
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1. Euripides, Iphigenia Among The Taurians, 487, 495-512, 518-575, 593-594, 617-621, 636-840, 474 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)



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