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[5] Whereupon the king's mother, who was present, said to him: ‘O King, do not let this accursed Carian off so easily, but leave him to me, and he shall receive the fitting reward for his daring words.’ So the king consigned the man to Parysatis, who ordered the executioners to take him and rack him on the wheel for ten days, then to gouge out his eyes, and finally to drop molten brass into his ears until he died.

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