This ancient greek tragedy is set during the Trojan war and features Achilles, Hector and Athena amongst others.
(The dash -- in these passages indicates a new speaker.)
On to the Prince's quarters!--Ho! Who is awake? What man-at-arms, Or squire or groom?--Let Hector know New rumour of alarms From sentinels who stand at mark The four long watches of the dark, While others sleep.--Uplift thine head, O Hector! On thine elbow rise, Unhood the eagle of thine eyes, Up from thy leaf-strewn bed!--
HECTOR (coming out from the tent). [vv. 11-28]
Who goes there? Who cries? A friend? The watchword! . . . By what right Do men come prowling in the night Across my quarters? Come! Speak out.
A picket, Lord.
In such a rout?
Be not afraid, Lord.
I am not. Is there an ambush? No? Then what, In God's name, brings you from your post With no clear tale to speak, To spread this turmoil through a host That lies in harness--do ye all Know nothing?--out a
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