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Her action is too capricious, as though the Erinyes selected for punishment only certain men and certain sins.
HOWARDS ENDE. M. FORSTER
Thus they were supposed to have borne away the daughters of King Pandareos to act as servants to the Erinyes.
The whole question is summarized in the ensuing debate between Orestes and the Erinyes.
The real name of the Furies was the “Erinyes,” which means the desperate madness of those whom the gods or fates have cursed.
GODS AND HEROESR. E. FRANCILLON
Beneath, at the north-eastern corner, is the cleft which formed the sanctuary of the Σεμναί, or Erinyes.
The poet when he wrote like this saw the Erinyes with his own eyes, and he almost compels his readers to see them too.
But Orestes was not yet relieved from the vengeance of the Erinyes.
The Erinyes brought their accusation, and Orestes pleaded the command of the Delphic oracle as his excuse.
The Erinyes or Eumenides are the deities whose business it is to punish, in hades, the crimes committed upon earth.
CHRISTIANITY AND GREEK PHILOSOPHYBENJAMIN FRANKLIN COCKER
But my father soon came to know, and cursed me bitterly, calling the dread Erinyes to witness.

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