”Talons flashing, ripping, they were killing each other” (1107-1108).
”You’ll never bury that body in the grave, not even if Zeus’s eagles rip the corpse and wing their rotten picking off to the throne of God” (1151-1153)!
”Go! Free the girl from the rocky vault and raise a mound for the body you exposed” (1224-1225).
”Oh it’s hard giving up the heart’s desire... but I will do it — no more fighting a losing battle with necessity” (1229-1231).
Creon was too late, and by the time he arrived by Antigone’s vault she already killed herself. Haemon was with her, and he stabbed himself right in front of Creon. When Eurydice, Creon’s wife, found out she also killed herself.
“And the guilt is all mine— can never be fixed on another man, no escape for me. I killed you, I, god help me, I admit it all” (1441-1444)!