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   Respectfully Quoted: A Dictionary of Quotations.  1989.
 
 
NUMBER:1243
AUTHOR:Sophocles (c. 496–406 B.C.)
QUOTATION:I well believe it, to unwilling ears;None love the messenger who brings bad news.
ATTRIBUTION:SOPHOCLES, Antigone, lines 276–77.—The Dramas of Sophocles, trans. Sir George Young, p. 16 (1888). A sentinel is speaking to Creon.
SUBJECTS:News
WORKS:Sophocles Collection
 
 
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