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Delos (Greece) (search for this): card 687
Chorus The maids of Delos raise their song of joy, circling round the temple gates in honor of Leto's fair son, the graceful dancer; so I with my old lips will cry aloud songs of joy at your palace-doors, like the swan, aged singer; for there is a good theme for minstrelsy; he is the son of Zeus; yet high above his noble birth tower his deeds of prowess, for his toil secured this life of calm for man, having destroyed all fearsome beasts.
Athens (Greece) (search for this): card 1389
own so abject in your sight? It was not so once, I think. Theseus Yes, too much so; in your sickness you are not the glorious Heracles. Heracles What about you? What kind of hero were you when in trouble in the world below? Theseus I was worse than anyone as far as courage went. Heracles How then can you say of me, that I am abased by my troubles? Theseus Forward! Heracles Farewell, my aged father! Amphitryon Farewell to you, my son! Heracles Bury my children as I said. Amphitryon But who will bury me, my son? Heracles I will. Amphitryon When wil you come? Heracles After you have buried my children. Amphitryon How? Heracles I will fetch you from Thebes to Athens. But carry my children within, a grievous burden to the earth. And I, after ruining my house by deeds of shame, will follow as a little boat in the wake of Theseus, totally destroyed. Whoever prefers wealth or might to the possession of good friends, thinks wrongly.Theseus and his attendants lead Heracles away.
Thebes (Greece) (search for this): card 1389
O land of Cadmus, and all you people of Thebes! cut off your hair, and mourn with me; go to my children's burial, and with one dirge lament us all, the dead and me; for on all of us has Hera inflicted the same cruel blow of destruction. Theseus Rise, unhappy man! you have had your fill of tears. Heracles I cannot rise; my limbs are rooted here. Theseus Yes, even the strong are overthrown by misfortunes. Heracles Ah! Would I could become a stone upon this spot, oblivious of trouble. Theserewell to you, my son! Heracles Bury my children as I said. Amphitryon But who will bury me, my son? Heracles I will. Amphitryon When wil you come? Heracles After you have buried my children. Amphitryon How? Heracles I will fetch you from Thebes to Athens. But carry my children within, a grievous burden to the earth. And I, after ruining my house by deeds of shame, will follow as a little boat in the wake of Theseus, totally destroyed. Whoever prefers wealth or might to the possession o
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