μέγας γὰρ Ἅιδης ἐστὶν εὔθυνος βροτῶν
ἔνερθε χθονός,
δελτογράφῳ δὲ πάντ᾽ ἐπωπᾷ φρενί.

Aeschylus, Eumenides 273-275

“Hades is great, Hades calls men to reckoning / there under the ground / sees all, and cuts it deep in his recording mind.” (Lattimore translation)

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