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Argos (Greece) (search for this): card 549
the issue is clear; I will go and bury them by force. For never shall it be proclaimed through Hellas that the ancient law of the gods was set at nothing, when it devolved on me and the city of Pandion. Chorus Leader Be of good cheer; for if you preserve the light of justice, you shall escape many a charge that men might urge. Theban Herald Do you want me to tell my story briefly? Theseus Say what you will; for you are not silent as it is. Theban Herald You shall never take the sons of Argos from our land. Theseus Hear, then, my answer too to that, if you wish. Theban Herald I will hear you; not that I wish it, but I must give you your turn. Theseus I will bury the dead, when I have removed them from Asopus' land. Theban Herald First you must run a risk in the front of war. Theseus Many an enterprise and of a different kind have I endured before this. Theban Herald Were you then begotten by your father to cope with every foe? Theseus Yes, with all wanton villains; virtu
Greece (Greece) (search for this): card 549
Fortune lives a dainty life; to her the wretched pays his court and homage to win her smile; her likewise the prosperous man extols, for fear the favoring gale may leave him. These lessons we should take to heart, to bear with moderation, free from wrath, our wrongs, and do nothing to hurt a whole city. What then? Let us, who wish to perform the pious deed, bury the corpses of the slain. Or else the issue is clear; I will go and bury them by force. For never shall it be proclaimed through Hellas that the ancient law of the gods was set at nothing, when it devolved on me and the city of Pandion. Chorus Leader Be of good cheer; for if you preserve the light of justice, you shall escape many a charge that men might urge. Theban Herald Do you want me to tell my story briefly? Theseus Say what you will; for you are not silent as it is. Theban Herald You shall never take the sons of Argos from our land. Theseus Hear, then, my answer too to that, if you wish. Theban Herald I will h