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You have abandoned me, father, abandoned me, all alone  on the shore with no sea-going oar! He will kill me, kill me! No more shall I dwell in this bridal house of mine! To which of the gods' statues shall I run as suppliant?  Or shall I fall as a slave before the knees of my slave? O that I might soar up out of the land of Phthia to the place where the ship of pine passed through the Symplegades,  first bark that ever sailed!