• Man's highest blessedness, In wisdom chiefly stands; And in the things that touch upon the Gods, 'Tis best in word or deed To shun unholy pride; Great words of boasting bring great punishments, And so to grey-haired age Teach wisdom at the last.

    Sophocles, Edward Hayes PLUMPTRE (Dean of Wells.) (1867). “The Tragedies of Sophocles. A new translation, with a biographical essay by E. H. Plumptre”, p.177
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