The Choephori of Aeschylus

The Choephori of Aeschylus

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1901 edition. Excerpt: ...caused the error. 83 M has the rapi 62 is, however, uncritical, while xcbiaca cannot be allowed. I have therefore I say? make prayer to my sire? What speech were gracious? Shall it be thus? In what sort shall I "Tis from dear one to dear one I bring a gift, from wife to husband: 'tis from when I pour this offering on my father's tomb. Nay, that I dare not; nor know I what to say Or shall I speak that speech which is the wont of men, 'Requite with a blessing them who send these honours, '--yea, a boon to match their wickedness? Or, without a word, with contumely, even as my father perished, shall I shed out these gifts in waste for earth to swallow up, and get me back, like one who hath cast forth the abominable thing, hurling the vessel from me without a glance? Good friends, help me make up my mind; for we are at one in the hate we feel at home. Make no hiding in your heart through fear of this or that, for, be we free or be we bondsman to another's hand, 'tis fate that doth await us. If thou hast aught better than I have said, speak it. CHO. Holding thy father's tomb an altar for sacredness, I rejects the verse and Wecklein is disposed to follow; but cf. ro6. It adds to the in sistence of vv. 85, 91, lOt. 105-122 The changes of speakers are marked by will spcak--'tis at thy bidding---the word from out my heart. EL. CHO. And whom shall I call those? Speak, as thou holdest sacred my father's sepulchre! Utter, while thou pourest, a solemn plea, for the Whom of those near First thyself, and whoso hates Aegisthus. 'Tis then for me and thee that I shall mean this judge thou thyself of that: I leave it thee to gather. And whom besides must I count for one of us? Orestes: forget him not, ...show more

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  • Paperback | 72 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 145g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236979664
  • 9781236979667