Tag Archives: Euripides

Before It’s Too Late by Rad Smith

Build the perfect house, then burn it down: every vaulted ceiling, the vitrine of skeleton clocks, the stained glass window. You can do better. If while tipping the can of gasoline or striking the match, you hesitate, think of Euripides … Continue reading

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Nay; thou hast done by Euripides

Artemis from “Hippolytus” Nay; thou hast done A heavy wrong; yet even beyond this ill Abides for thee forgiveness. ’Twas the will Of Cypris that these evil things should be, Sating her wrath. And this immutably Hath Zeus ordained in … Continue reading

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The Strength of Fate by Euripides

from “Alcestis” In heaven-high musings and many, Far-seeking and deep debate, Of strong things find I not any That is as the strength of Fate. Help nor healing is told In soothsayings uttered of old, In the Thracian runes, the … Continue reading

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