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 Yet there is a saying that wolves are stronger than dogs; the papyrus-fruit does not conquer the wheat-ear.1 [Chorus]
Since they have the tempers of lewd and impious beasts, we must guard against them quickly. Danaus
A fleet in getting under way is not so speedy,  nor yet in anchoring, when the securing cables must be brought ashore; and even at anchorage shepherds of ships do not feel immediately secure, above all if they have arrived on a harborless coast when the sun is sinking into night.  In a cautious pilot night is likely to beget anxiety. Then, too, the disembarking of an army cannot be effected with success before a ship has gained confidence in her moorings. But, for all your terror, remember not to neglect the gods. [I will return] when I have secured aid. The city will find no fault with a messenger,  old in years, but with youth in his heart and on his tongue.Exit
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