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The revel-rout of Centaurs came too, mounted on horses, to the feast of the gods and the mixing-bowl of Bacchus, [1060] leaning on fir-trees, with wreaths of green foliage round their heads; and Chiron cried loudly: “Daughter of Nereus, you shall bear a son, a dazzling light to Thessaly;” and the prophet, [1065] skilled in arts inspired by Phoebus, gave his name; ”for he shall come with an army of Myrmidon spearmen to the famous land of Priam, [1070] to set it in a blaze, his body cased in a suit of golden mail forged by Hephaestus, a gift from his goddess-mother, from Thetis who bore him.” [1075] Then the gods shed a blessing on the marriage of the high-born bride, who was first of Nereus' daughters, and on the wedding of Peleus.

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