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The place am i able to run? ” but these shapes weren't obvious. in basic terms voices of cows and canine have been answering him. ° And we for our half, looking ahead to him to die any minute, 295 sat crouched in silence. yet he drew his sword, leapt one of the livestock like a lion and started laying approximately him, his blade awesome flank and rib, fantasizing he used to be riding off the Furies. ° 300 the ocean bloomed pink with blood. And now seeing the slaughter of the cows everybody started to arm himself and we blew conches to summon the locals 305 (figuring cowherds have been no fit for those robust younger foreigners). We quickly had a crowd. however the stranger enable move the heart beat of his frenzy and dropped to the floor. Foam dripped off his chin. all of us started working on him, pelting and pounding, 310 whereas the opposite guy saved attempting to wipe off the froth and guard his friend’s physique together with his cloak, heading off wounds and ministering to his pal each method he might. Now the stranger out of the blue sane 315 jumped up. observed the tide of foes falling on them° and groaned. yet we didn't slack off, stored pitching rocks from this part and that. 320 Then we heard this lousy exhortation: “Pylades, we’re approximately to die. Let’s die brilliantly! Draw your sword and persist with me! ” At sight in their swords we fled again to the ravines 325 and as every one fled, others pressed ahead bombarding the strangers. And if those have been pressed again those taking flight pelted them with stones. but right here was once the fantastic factor: such a lot of fingers throwing—not one hit the sufferers! 330 besides, in any case, in spite of the fact that unheroically, we gained the day. Surrounded them and knocked° the swords from their palms with rocks. They sank to their knees exhausted. We introduced them to our king, who took one glance and dispatched them the following 335 that you can wash and sacrifice. woman, those strangers are precisely the type of sufferers you need to pray for. Execute them and Greece will particularly be paying you again on your personal homicide, paying the cost for that slaughter at Aulis. refrain chief 340 notable tale! —whoever this guy is who’s come from Hellas to the adversarial Sea. IPHIGENIA ok, off you move. convey the strangers again with you and we’ll attend to sacred tasks the following. (Exit Herdsman to the aspect. ) O my terrible breaking middle, 345 when you have been type and compassionate to strangers; you usually spared them a kindred tear after they have been Greeks. yet goals have ensavaged me. 350 Whoever you're, you’ll locate me ill-disposed. this is often the reality, it’s transparent to me, women: our personal undesirable success doesn't make us benevolent towards those who find themselves worse off. And the article is, no breeze of Zeus has ever come right here, 355 no send introduced Helen during the Clashing Rocks along with her Menelaus to pay again what they did to me— they murdered me! — to make an Aulis the following for that Aulis there the place the Danaans laid their arms on me as though I have been a sacrificial calf 360 and my very own father used to be the sacrificing priest! i can't fail to remember these evils! what percentage occasions did I fling my arms at his face crying, “Father, you marry me to degradation!