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[86] Quid lacerat. She had before endeavoured to move Achilles by arguments drawn from her own love and affection to him; here she studies to rouse his courage, and awaken him to a sense of glory. He alone was able to resist the impetuosity of Hector. Was it possible that he could stand still and tamely behold the victories of his enemy, see him triumph over his country, and carry off the prize of valour?

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