HECUBA: Ah me! an awful trial is nigh, it seems, fraught with mourning, rich in tears. Yes, I too escaped death where death had been my due, and Zeus destroyed me not but is still preserving my life, that I may witness in my misery fresh sorrows surpassing all before. Still if the bond may ask the free of things that grieve them not nor wrench their heart-strings, 'tis well that thou shouldst make an end and hearken to my questioning.
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acquiesce and bow AGAMEMNON to POLYMESTOR aiai sas psychos Artemis Athena avenge bitch with burning blood offering burning eyes cheek CHORUS clinging consider what dishonour consorts with scum corrupted and soon dark daughter Cassandra dead dead boy death Death...well deimaino deina pathous drag enemy father GHOST OF POLYDOROS girl golden Greek army grim landmark Hades hand Hector HECUBA Helen hoian honoured ally knees leave these pains libations limbs bobbing Listen look marriage mercy mother mourn my children never ODYSSEUS once pantlamon place in history Polymestor killed POLYMESTOR to AGAMEMNON POLYXENA Priam queen of Troy robes safe sail sake SERVING WOMAN shore slaughter slave someone who consorts sons spear spit these curses Stay your tremulous supplication sure all goes sweet sword TALTHIBIOS tears tell Thrace Thracian friend TIMBERLAKE WERTENBAKER tomb of Achilles Trojan women Trojan women...in waves Women of Troy women...in these tents words like knots Zeus