The Chorus Quotes in Oedipus at Colonus
some greater penalty on our city.
Rush me, wing me into the whirlwind, O dear god,
like a dove at the thunderheads of heaven I'd look down
I'd scan these struggles, I would see their glory.
who turns his back on a decent length of life,
I'll show the world a man who clings to folly.
when all is reckoned in, but once a man has seen the light
the next best thing, by far, is to go back
back where he came from, quickly as he can.
let Oedipus rest forever.