[...] What happened after that I cannot tell, Nor how the end befell, for with a shriek Oedipus burst on us ; all eyes were fixed On him, as up and down he strode, Nor could we mark her agony to the end. For stalking to and fro "A sword!" [...]
[...] He tore the golden brooches that held Her queenly robes raised them high and plunged them fully into his eyeballs, uttering words like these : "No more such sight of woe, Deeds I have suffered and myself have wrought ; Henceforward quenched in darkness shall I see. [...]"