The Story of the Iliad

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Macmillan, 1891 - 314 páginas
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Página 13 - And as he spake he laid his heavy hand upon the hilt, and thrust back the sword into the scabbard, and Athene went her way to Olympus. Then he turned him to King Agamemnon, and spake again, " Drunkard, with the eyes of a dog and the heart of a deer!
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Página 255 - Thrice, great Achilles, hast thou pursued me round the walls of Troy, and I dared not stand up against thee ; but now I fear thee no more. Only let us make this covenant between us : if Zeus give me the victory, I will do no dishonor to thy body ; thy arms and- armor will I take, and give back thy body to the Greeks ; and do thou promise to do likewise.

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