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[67] Diomedis. This, according to fable, was a most cruel king of Thrace, who was accustomed to feed his horses with the flesh of murdered strangers, and to nail their heads to the gates of his palace. Hercules slew him, and retaliated upon him the cruel usage he had shown to others.

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