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I envy you because you have escaped blame for having dared to share with me in my troubles.1So now leave me alone and let it not concern you.  Do what you want, you cannot persuade him; for he is not easy to persuade. Beware that you do not do yourself harm by the mission you take. Oceanus
In truth, you are far better able to admonish others than yourself. It is by fact, not by hearsay, that I judge.  So do not hold back one who is eager to go. For I am confident, yes, confident, that Zeus will grant me this favor, to free you from your sufferings.
1 The reading of the MSS can only mean that Oceanus had participated throughout in the rebellion of Prometheus; whereas, in l. 236, Prometheus expressly declares that he had no confederate in his opposition to Zeus.
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