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obeying Admetus' earlier command to bid their farewell to Alcestis
Alas, alas! O resolute in courage, heart noble and generous, farewell! May Hermes of the Underworld and Hades receive you kindly! And if in that place [745] the good have any advantage, may you have a share in it and sit as attendant beside Hades' bride!1

1 Persephone.

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