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House of Atreus 2nd ed (1889)

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Morshead's revised translation of Aeschylus' Oresteia was first published in the UK in 1889. In completing the second edition, the author stated: "I have striven to remove the flaws to which private or public criticism called my attention."
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THE

HOUSEOFATREUS


BEING

THE AGAMEMNON, LIBATION-BEARERS,
AND FURIES OF AESCHYLUS.



TRANSLATED INTO ENGLISH VERSE BY

E. D. A. MORSHEAD, M.A.

LATE FELLOW OF NEW COLLEGE, OXFORD,
ASSISTANT MASTER OF WINCHESTER COLLEGE.



Some mourning words, which in our feeble tongue
Would come in these like accents; O how frail
To that large utterance of the early gods!

Hyperion.


London:
SIMPKIN AND MARSHALL, STATIONERS' HALL COURT.

Winchester:
WARREN AND SON, 85, HIGH STREET.

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DEDICATED TO

EDWARD CHARLES WICKHAM.


ἐμνήσθην ὁσσάκις ἀμφότεροι
ἥλιον ἐν λέσχῃ κατεδύσαμεν.

WINCHESTER:
PRINTED BY WARREN AND SON, 85, HIGH STREET.


Copyright.svg PD-icon.svg This work is a translation and has a separate copyright status to the applicable copyright protections of the original content.
Original:

This work was published before January 1, 1926, and is in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago.

 
Translation:

This work was published before January 1, 1926, and is in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago.