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The great prosperity and the prowess, proudly boasted throughout Hellas and by the streams of Simois, [810] went back again from good fortune for the Atreidae long ago, from an old misfortune to their house, when strife came to the sons of Tantalus over a golden ram, to end in most pitiable banqueting and [815] the slaughter of high-born children; and this is why murder exchanges for murder, through blood, and does not leave the two Atreidae.

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