|Our life is ours to use, and we that debt must pay.|
Harvard Classics, Vol. 26, Part 2
Corneille’s last great tragedy, and considered by many his finest work, Polyeucte tells the story of a born-again Christian seeking a martyr’s death, and his wife who is in love with another man.
TRANSLATED BY THOMAS CONSTABLE
NEW YORK: P.F. COLLIER & SON COMPANY, 1909–14
NEW YORK: BARTLEBY.COM, 2001