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FIRST RE-APPEARANCE OF ACHILLES ;
AND ITS EFFECTS.
ILIAD, Lib. 18, v. 148.
And now the Greeks, with war-cries full of doom,
For men and horse, and Hector, Priam's son,
Thrice did great Hector drag him by the feet
And as night-watching shepherds in the fields
And now he would have dragged him off, and gained Unspeakable praise, had not wind-footed Iris,
Bearing a secret message from Heaven's queen,
Up, thou most overwhelming of mankind, Pelides :-there's a dreadful roar of men
For thy friend's body at the ships, and thou