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[Chorus of Handmaidens]
But for the fugitives I have boding fears of blasts of harm and cruel distress and bloody wars. [1045] How did they make such a smooth voyage when pursuit followed fast upon their track?

Whatever is fated, that will come to pass. The mighty, untrammelled will of Zeus cannot be transgressed. [1050] Marriage has been the destiny of many women before our time.

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