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But do not fall prostrate and lament the gods' dispensation, do not grieve overly  in your heart. For the unhappy girl has a death-portion that is glorious, a death on behalf of her brothers and the land, and the renown that will await her on the lips of mortals is one of great honor.  Heroic goodness involves itself ever in toil. Her deeds were worthy of her father, worthy of her noble lineage. If you show reverence to the death of the brave, in this I am your partner.