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 Would that it lay in my power and I could escort you to the light from the halls of Hades and the river Cocytus by an oar plied on the underground river!  For you, you alone, dear among women, had the courage to redeem your husband from Hades at the price of your life. May the earth lie light upon you, lady! And if your husband should take a new bride,  he will be hateful in my eyes as in those of your children.