Nec mihi fas fuerit. Paris adds this the more effectually to make his court to Helen. He represents his regard to that princess as so great, that it induced him to respect every thing which in any way concerned her. Even Sparta, however savage and unpolished, however much a stranger to the refinements of Asia, was yet dear to him, because it was her country.
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