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Greek mythology:  a tragic king of Thebes who unknowingly killed his father and married his mother; the subject of the drama Oedipus Rex by Sophocles
  • It would have required the penetration of Oedipus or the Sphinx to have divined the irony the count concealed beneath these words, apparently uttered with the greatest politeness.
    Chapters 41-42 (24% in)

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