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Chorus Is there a report that once in this land of Argos Io was ward of Hera's house? King Certainly she was; the tradition prevails far and wide. Chorus And is there some story, too, that Zeus was joined in love with a mortal? King This entanglement was not secret from Hera. Chorus What then was the result of this royal strife? King The goddess of Argos transformed the woman into a cow. Chorus And while she was a horned cow, did not Zeus approach her? King So they say, making his form that of a bull lusting for a mate. Chorus What answer then did Zeus' stubborn consort give? King She placed the all-seeing one to stand watch over the cow. Chorus What manner of all-seeing herdsman with a single duty do you mean? King Argus, a son of Earth, whom Hermes slew. Chorus What else did she contrive against the unfortunate cow? King A sting, torment of cattle, constantly driving her on. Chorus They call it a gadfly, those who dwell by the Nile. King Well then, it drove her by a