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Yes, that is fair; I cannot dispute it.  Name your wage, except for my sovereignty. Dolon
I do not covet your toilsome sovereignty. Hector
Well then, marry a daughter of Priam and become my brother-in-law. Dolon
No, I do not wish to marry among those beyond my station. Hector
There's gold, if this you'll claim as your prize. Dolon
 I have it in my home; I lack no sustenance. Hector
What then is your desire of all that Ilium stores within her? Dolon
Promise me my gift when you conquer the Achaeans. Hector
I will give it to you; ask anything except the captains of the fleet. Dolon
Slay them; I do not ask you to keep your hand off Menelaus. Hector
 Is it the son of Oileus you would ask me for? Dolon
Hands that are well brought up are worthless at farming. Hector
Whom then of the Achaeans will you have alive to hold to ransom? Dolon
I told you before, my house is stored with gold. Hector
Why then, you shall come and with your own hands choose out some spoil. Dolon
 Nail up the spoils for the gods on their temples. Hector
Then what greater prize than these will you ask me for? Dolon
Achilles' horses. The prize must be worth the toil when one stakes one's life on Fortune's dice. Hector
Ah! but your desires clash with mine about those horses;  for they are immortal and born from immortals, who bear the son of Peleus on his headlong course. Poseidon, lord of the ocean, broke them and gave them to Peleus, so runs the legend. Yet, for I urged you on, I will not break my word; I will give to you  Achilles' team, a fair possession for your house. Dolon
I thank you; in receiving then, I assert that I am taking a fairer gift than any other Phrygian for my bravery. Yet you should not be envious; you have other things to gladden your heart, in your kingship over this land.
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