I pray for no more youth To perish before its prime That Revenge and iron-heated War May fade with all that has gone before Into the night of time.
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Source Notes: Source: AESCHYLUS.John Lewin, The House of Atreus, p. 110 . This modern version is an adaptation of the Oresteia; the lines above are from Eumenides .Senator Edward Kennedy quoted this passage in testimony before the Commission on Campus Unrest, July 15, 1970.Congressional Record, vol. 116, p. 24309.
Aeschylus (525 BC456 BC; Greek: ) was a playwright of ancient Greece. Aeschylus was the earliest of the three greatest Greek tragedians, the others being Sophocles and Euripides.