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But whoever gives birth to useless children, what would you say of him, except that he has bred sorrows for himself and furnishes laughter for his enemies.


Sophocles (c. 497/6 – 406/5 BC) is one of three ancient Greek tragedians whose plays have survived. His first plays were written later than those of Aeschylus, and earlier than or contemporary with those of Euripides. Sophocles wrote 120 plays during the course of his life, but only seven have survived in a complete form.

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