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[488] She, too, will come, she of many hands and many feet who lurks in her terrible ambush, [490] the bronze-shod Erinys. For an unwed, unbetrothed passion for a marriage polluted by murder seized the pair, though divine law forbade it to them. [495] Therefore I am confident that the portent—a wonder which I will never blame—will draw near to the criminals and conspirators. To be sure, mortal prophecy [500] from fearful dreams or divine signs exists no more, if this vision of the night does not find due fulfillment.

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