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καίτοι πόθεν κλέος γ’ ἂν εὐκλεέστερον κατέσχον ἢ τὸν αὐτάδελφον ἐν τάφῳ τιθεῖσα;
And yet how would I have got a more glorious reputation than by burying my brother?
Sophocles Antigone 502-4 (194)
οὐ γὰρ ἂν δέσποιν’ ἐμὴ
Μήδεια πύργους γῆς ἔπλευσ’ Ἰωλκίας
ἔρωτι θυμὸν ἐκπλαγεῖσ’ Ἰάσονος·
For then my lady Medea would not have sailed to the towers of Iolcus, her heart smitten with love for Jason,
Euripides Medea 6-8 (466)
τί τοῦδ’ ἂν εὕρημ’ ηὗρον εὐτυχέστερον
ἢ παῖδα γῆμαι βασιλέως φυγὰς γεγώς;
What better luck could I have found than marrying the daughter of the king, though an exile?
Euripides Medea 553-4 (486)

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