Phryx erat Aurorae coniux; Tithonus, who was the brother, or, as others say, the son of Laomedon. Aurora admired him for his beauty, and conferred upon him the gift of immertality; but, not being able to prevent the inconvenience of old age, he found that life at last was an insupportable burthen, and desired to be changed into a grasshopper. By him Aurora had Memnon, who afterwards came to the assistance the Trojans, and was slain by Achilles.
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