I want to use this quotation at the head of chapter of a book I am
writing and I want to get it right! I hope, perhaps, you can help? It
is from Aeschylus? The Oresteia. ?Nothing obliges us to learn what we
do not want to know except pain, truth comes with pain ? this is how
the gods disclose their love. The truth has to be melted out of our
stubborn live by suffering.? Firstly, I cannot find it in the
well-known Ted Hughes edition – which edition does it come from?
Secondly, who says it and in which of the three plays within the whole
does it appear? Finally, have I set it out correctly – is it as it
appears in the play? Many thanks, R K D Watkins-Wright.