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Which line from Antigone's final lament, which starts at line 978, tells the reader whether or not she regrets burying her brother?

A

"I, last of them all, the most reviled by far, go down before my destined time's run out."

B

"Nevertheless I honored you -- the decent will admit it -- well and wisely too."

C

"And now he leads me off, a captive in his hands, with no part in the bridal-song, the bridal-bed, denied all joy of marriage, raising children -- deserted so by loved ones, struck by fate, I descend alive to the caverns of the dead."

D

"For this law alone I held you first in honor. For this, Creon, the king, judges me a criminal guilty of dreadful outrage, my dear brother!"

E

"Never, I tell you, if I had been the mother of children or if my husband died, exposed and rotting--I'd never have taken this ordeal upon myself, never defied our people's will."

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