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Euripides, Helen (ed. E. P. Coleridge), line 1577 (search)
om land, neither very far nor very near, the helmsman asked, “Shall we sail yet further, stranger, or is this far enough? For the command of this ship is yours.” And he answered, “Far enough for me.” Holding a sword in his right hand, he stepped into the prow; and, standing over the bull to slay it, with no mention of any dead man, he cut its throat and prayed: “O Poseidon of the sea, who lives in the deep, and you holy daughters of Nereus, bring me and my wife safe and sound from here to Nauplia's shore!” Streams of blood, a good omen for the stranger, darted into the waves. And someone said, “There is treachery in this voyage; let us sail back again! You, give an order for the right oar, you, turn your rudder.” But the son of Atreus, standing where he slew the bull, cried out to his comrades, “Why do you, the pick of Hellas, delay to slaughter and kill the barbarians and hurl them from the ship into the waves?” And the boatswain cried the opposite command to your ro