Examples from the Web for eumenides
He had lost the sense of what the Chorus was in the hands of the great masters, say in the Bacchae or the Eumenides.The Poetics|Aristotle
In the Eumenides of Aeschylus, the plea of Orestes in extenuation of his crime is that he is not of kin to his mother.The God-Idea of the Ancients|Eliza Burt Gamble
The king could not understand why he shrank from writing music to the choruses of schylus's "Eumenides."
In certain tragedies, these singers personated the Eumenides or Furies.The Student's Mythology|Catherine Ann White
Here is no need of the Eumenides, children of Night everlasting; for here is very Night herself.Shakespearean Tragedy|A. C. Bradley
Word Origin for Eumenides
Greek, literally "the well-minded ones," a euphemism of the Erinys.