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Daughter of Demeter, goddess of the cross-ways, you who rule over assaults by night [1050] and day, guide this cup full of death against the one my queen sends it to—from the [1055] drops of the earth-born Gorgon, her throat cut, to the one who is grasping at the house of Erechtheus. May no other rule the city's households [1060] than one of the noble race of Erechtheus!

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