Image from page 170 of "Greek dramas" (1900)
Title: Greek dramas
Authors: Aeschylus Sophocles Euripides Aristophanes Browning, Elizabeth Barrett, 1806-1861, tr Potter, R. (Robert), 1721-1804, tr Jebb, R. C, (Richard Claverhouse), 1841-1905, tr Francklin, Thomas, 1721-1784, tr Way, Arthur S, (Arthur Sanders), 1847-1930, tr Hickie, W. J., tr Perrin, Bernadotte, ed
Publisher: New York : D. Appleton and Company
Contributing Library: Brigham Young University-Idaho, David O. McKay Library
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ANTIGONE 117 had suffered my mothers son to lie in death an unburiedcorpse, that would have grieved me; for this, I am notgrieved. And if my present deeds are foolish in thysight, it may be that a foolish judge arraigns my folly. Ch. The maid shows herself passionate child of pas-sionate sire, and knows not how to bend before troubles. Cr. Yet I would have thee know that oer-stubbornspirits are most often humbled ; tis the stiffest iron, bakedto hardness in the fire, that thou shalt oftenest see snappedand shivered; and I have seen horses that show temperbrought to order by a little curb; there is no room forpride, when thou art thy neighbours slave. This girl wasalready versed in insolence when she transgressed thelaws that had been set forth; and, that done, lo! a secondinsult—to vaunt of this, and exult in her deed. Now verily I am no man, she is the man, if this victoryshall rest with her, and bring no penalty. No! be shesisters child, or nearer to me in blood than any that wor-
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