She had openly and boldly censured the conduct of the bishop, and was deemed the friend of Orestes; therefore she must die.
Just then Orestes (Stockhausen) stood up and lifted his noble barytone.
Electra, the sister of Orestes, saved her brother's life by sending him secretly to his uncle Strophius, king of Phocis.
A case in point is Orestes pursued by the furies, as described by the poets.
Orestes A. Brownson, able and indefatigable with his pen, recognized the idea of ransom.
Still, after the father's death, the son Orestes restores Family and State.
Hardly was the fatal act committed when the Furies appeared and unceasingly pursued the unfortunate Orestes wherever he went.
“Nor, by my faith, could I,” exclaimed the first lieutenant of the Orestes.
Orestes insists on dying himself, reminding Pylades of his duty to Electra.
Orestes also killed his mother; and we do not judge Orestes as we judge Nero.