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1st Cit 6th Cit Agam altar Apollo Argive Atreus Atridae's Aulis Avenging beacon blood boast bright bring captive Cass Cassandra chant or speak choric ode Citizens of Argos Clyt CLYTEMNESTRA and attendants Clytemnestra and jEgisthus comes curse curtain dark death Demon Destroyer doom Edinburgh Enter Clytemnestra envy evermore father fear fire glory groan Hail hall hand hast thou hear heart Heaven Herald hither host id Cit Ilium Iphigenia jEgis king light lips will open lord mortal o'er Orestes Palace of Agamemnon praise pray Priam Priam's town pride prophecies prophet purple trappings Queen race righteous sacrifice shalt slain slew smote sorrow soul speech stroke tarry tears tell thee thine thou art thou didst thou hast thought throne Thyestes triumph Troy is fallen Troy Is taken twere Twill Watchman Whence woman word Ye gods yoke yon roof Zeus
Page 21 - Atridae's palace. If thou know'st it not, I tell thee plainly; and thou wilt find it true. CASS. Ah! Nay, but a hideous den, abhorred of Heaven; Guilt-stained with strangled lives, with kinsmen's blood; A place of sprinkled gore, of clotted horror! Ah! Faugh!
Page 23 - ... sorrow Of mightier volume. I will expound it. Mark me! No riddling now! Bear witness if ye find me Keen to discern or agile to pursue The trail of long-past crime. There bides within A band of voices, — all in unison, Yet neither sweet nor tuneful, for their song Is not of blessing. Ay, a revel-rout, Ever emboldened with new draughts of blood, Within these walls, a furious multitude, Hard to drive forth, keeps haunt, all of one kin. They cling to the walls: they hymn the primal curse, Their...