Sophocles's Sophocles' Oedipus Trilogy (Webster's Thesaurus Edition) PDF

By Sophocles

ISBN-10: 0497253186

ISBN-13: 9780497253189

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Go in and ponder this, and if thou find Thesaurus assassin: (n) assassinator, liquidator, gnash. ANTONYM: (v) approve. cogitate, deliberate, think, reflect, greatness: (n) excellence, dimension, conceive, mull, mull over; (n, v) bravo, assassinate, cutthroat, thug, killer; (v) slayer, butcher, Cain, muse, study. ANTONYMS: (v) dignity, bulk, size, enormousness, sabreur. bigness, enormity, grandness, decide, wander, ignore. clad: (adj) dressed, attired, clothed, magnitude, fame. ANTONYMS: (n) robes: (n) garb, fine clothes, costume, coated, garbed; (n) cladding; (prep) obscurity, austerity, commonness, best clothes.

JOCASTA Well, he shall come, but may not I too claim To share the burden of thy heart, my king? OEDIPUS And thou shalt not be frustrate of thy wish. Now my imaginings have gone so far. Who has a higher claim that thou to hear My tale of dire adventures? Listen then. Thesaurus alps: (n) mountain range. carried: (adj) conveyed, imported. dire: (adj) awful, desperate, direful, dreadful, appalling, forbidding, terrible, formidable, awesome, shocking, calamitous. ANTONYMS: (adj) wonderful, fortuitous, unimportant, trivial, propitious, insignificant, fortunate, harmless, favorable, modest, praiseworthy.

52 Sophocles' Oedipus Trilogy Has wed his mother! % OEDIPUS I should have shared in full thy confidence, Were not my mother living; since she lives Though half convinced I still must live in dread. JOCASTA And yet thy sire's death lights out darkness much. OEDIPUS Much, but my fear is touching her who lives. MESSENGER. Who may this woman be whom thus you fear? OEDIPUS Merope, stranger, wife of Polybus. MESSENGER. And what of her can cause you any fear? OEDIPUS A heaven-sent oracle of dread import.

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