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[4] Solon himself also makes mention of this consolidation. In his elegies, namely, he addresses Philocyprus and says:—1
Now mayest thou long time be lord and master for the Solii here,
Dwelling in this city thyself, and thy family after thee;
But may I and my swift ship, as we leave this storied isle,
Be brought upon our way in safety by Cypris of the violet crown.
Upon this settlement of thine may she bestow favour and glory;
And upon me an auspicious return to my fatherland.

1 Fragment 19 (Bergk).

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