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May dawn, as the proverb goes, bring happy tidings coming from her mother night.Aeschylus (525-456 B.C.), Greek tragedian. Agamemnon, l. 264.
If a man suffers ill, let it be without shame; for this is the only profit when we are dead. You will never say a good word about deeds that are evil and disgraceful.Aeschylus (525-456 B.C.), Greek tragedian. The Seven Against Thebes, l. 683.
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For Hades is mighty in calling men to account below the earth, and with a mind that records in tablets he surveys all things.Aeschylus (525-456 B.C.), Greek tragedian. Eumenides, l. 273.
Nor does the man sitting by the hearth beneath his roof better escape his fated doom.Aeschylus (525-456 B.C.), Greek tragedian. Fragments, l. 286.
Know not to revere human things too much.Aeschylus (525-456 B.C.), Greek tragedian. Fragments, l. 146.
Mourn for me rather as living than as dead.Aeschylus (525-456 B.C.), Greek tragedian. Fragments, l. 127.
The will was of Zeus, the hand of Hephaestus.Aeschylus (525-456 B.C.), Greek tragedian. Prometheus Bound, l. 619.
For the lips of Zeus do not know how to lie, but bring to fulfilment every word.Aeschylus (525-456 B.C.), Greek tragedian. Prometheus Bound, l. 1032.
Champing against the bit as a new-yoked colt, you struggle and fight against the reins.Aeschylus (525-456 B.C.), Greek tragedian. Prometheus Bound, l. 1009.
Know yourself and fit yourself to new fashions. For there is a new ruler among the gods.Aeschylus (525-456 B.C.), Greek tragedian. Prometheus Bound, l. 309.
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