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Aeschylus, Agamemnon 121

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The refrain from the chorus’ lengthy first song in the Agamemnon; it not only forms the title of a poem by Oscar Wilde but also provides the motto of Brighton College.

αἵλινον αἵλινον εἰπέ, τὸ δ’ εὖ νικάτω.

Say woe, woe – but may the good prevail!

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July 12, 2011 at 12:00 PM

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