Thursday, May 15, 2014



Euripides, Hippolytus 1328-1330 (Artemis speaking; tr. David Kovacs):
Among the gods the custom is this: no god will cross the will of another, but we all stand aside.

                         θεοῖσι δ' ὦδ' ἔχει νόμος·
οὐδεὶς ἀπαντᾶν βούλεται προθυμίᾳ
τῇ τοῦ θέλοντος, ἀλλ' ἀφιστάμεσθ' ἀεί.

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