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But brought to full growth by time it showed the nature it had from its parents. Unbidden, as payment for its fostering, [730] it prepared a feast with ruinous slaughter of the flocks; so that the house was defiled with blood, and whose who lived there could not control their anguish, and great was the carnage far and wide. [735] A priest of ruin, by order of a god, it was reared in the house.

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