Oedipus Rex Quotes. “i thought it wrong, my children, to hear the truth from others, messengers. Many years before, oedipus solved the riddle of the sphinx, saved the city from ruin, and became king.
“words scare not him who blenches not at deeds.”. Explanation of the famous quotes in the oedipus plays, including all important speeches, comments, quotations, and monologues. Since it is he contaminates us all, even as the pythian oracle.
Our Ship Pitches Wildly, Cannot Lift Her Head.
Best live as we may, from day to day.”. You speak neither to concede nor to persuade? O delian healer, for whom we cry aloud in holy awe, what obligation will you demand from me, a.
― Sophocles, Quote From Oedipus Rex.
Use up and down arrows to review and enter to select. Citizens are dying from plague, crops fail, women are dying in childbirth and their babies are stillborn. ― sophocles, quote from oedipus rex.
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Oedipus addresses the people of thebes in this opening passage, which right away sets up the paradigm of dramatic irony sophocles employs throughout the work. I have no more to say; And so you'll see how i will work with you, as is right, seeking vengeance for this land, as well as for the god.
“E’en Intolerable Ills, Finding Right Issue, Tend To Naught But Good.”.
A blight on the fresh crops. Since come it must, thy duty is to tell me. “alas, how terrible is wisdom.
“Words Scare Not Him Who Blenches Not At Deeds.”.
“how dreadful the knowledge of the truth can be. Oedipus my poor children, what you desire is known and not unknown to me, for i see well that everyone is sick, and being sick, still, not one of you is as sick as i am. Search all of sparknotes search.