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[849] Unhappy are you, unhappy your destiny!

[850] How well I know that, all too well, with my life swept through all the months by abundant terrors and horrors!

We have witnessed the events for which you mourn.

[855] Cease, then, to divert me from it, since no longer—

What do you say?

—Since I no longer have hope in my brother, the seed of our shared noble line, to aid me.

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