History says, Don't hope
On this side of the grave.
But then, once in a lifetime
The longed-for tidal wave
Of justice can rise up
And hope and history rhyme.

Seamus Heaney

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Heaney, Seamus. The Cure at Troy: A Version of Sophocles - Philoctetes. Farrar, Strauss and Giroux, 1991.