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[233] Sed nec Medca timebat. The reflection is just and well-timed. She would not appear to suspect her lover's honor and fidelity, and therefore is willing to trust him. But she immediately reflects that this was also the case with Medea. She had no distrust of Jason, but confided in his promises, and the event testified how far she had been in an error. Is there not reason to fear, says Helen, that I may have the same fate? Nothing can be more natural, or better judged.

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