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Second Semi-Chorus
Once more do we invoke the gods we called upon before.

First Semi-Chorus
Yes, in our fear this is our chiefest trust.

Second Semi-Chorus
O Zeus, father to the child the heifer-mother bore in days long past, that daughter of Inachus!

First Semi-Chorus
[630] O be gracious, I pray, and champion this city!

Second Semi-Chorus
It is your own darling, your own settler in the city of Argos that I am striving from outrage to rescue for the funeral pyre.

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