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Do nothing secretly; for Time sees and hears all things, and discloses all.
Hipponous. Frag. 280.
Sophocles
Harvard Classics, Vol. 8, Part 5
 
Oedipus the King
 
Sophocles
 
Unknowingly, Oedipus kills his father, King Laius of Thebes, and marries his mother, Jocasta. When he learns the truth, he blinds himself in despair.
 
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Bibliographic Record  Dramatis Personæ
NEW YORK: P.F. COLLIER & SON COMPANY, 1909–14
NEW YORK: BARTLEBY.COM, 2001
 
 
Introductory Note
 
Lines 1–499
Lines 500–999
Lines 1000–1584


 
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