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Well, the god must look to that, son. But when you answer me again, [845] softly, please, softly whisper your words. For sick men's restless sleep is quick to vision. But, please, use your utmost care to win that prize, [850] that great prize, by stealth. For if you maintain your present purpose towards this man—you know what purpose I mean—then truly there are irremediable troubles in store, which a shrewd mind can foresee.

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